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Russians fear return of forced psych treatment

AFP, MOSCOW

“In the Bolotnaya trial, they want to show that only marginals and psychos protest,” she said.

The head of Russia’s independent psychiatric association, Yury Savenko, who dismissed the Serbsky Institute’s report on Kosenko as unprofessional, said the number of politically motivated diagnoses has been growing during Putin’s rule, though the trend has not yet approached the massive scale of the Soviet years.

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