Date of the incident: September 7, 2023
Type of violation: conviction for treason
Institution: Astrakhan State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering
Summary: The Moscow City Court has sentenced 21-year-old student of the Astrakhan State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Gleb Verdiyan, to six years’ imprisonment in a strict penal colony for treason against the state (Article 275 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). This was announced by the press service of the courts of general jurisdiction in Moscow. In addition to the prison term, Verdiyan was sentenced to a fine of 200 thousand rubles and a restriction of liberty for one year.
Details: Gleb Verdiyan was arrested on October 28, 2022. Initially for 10 days in a case of minor hooliganism. After the 10 days expired, on November 7, Lefortovo District Court registered and granted the investigators’ request to arrest G.K. Verdiyan under Article 275 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“treason against the state”).