Heather Nauert – Political and Religious Prisoners Held by the Russian Government

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert file photo. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

U.S. Department Of State
Office of the Spokesperson

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For Immediate Release

Statement By Heather Nauert, Spokesperson

 

June 18, 2018

Political and Religious Prisoners Held by the Russian Government

 

The United States is deeply concerned by the growing number of individuals—now more than 150—identified by credible human rights organizations as political and religious prisoners held by the Government of the Russian Federation… Full Statement