Russian dissident Ildar Dadin freed from jail

Russia's Supreme Court has ordered the release of Ildar Dadin, an opposition activist. He was jailed in 2015 after becoming the first person to be convicted under new laws on protests.

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    Russia's Supreme Court has ordered the release of Ildar Dadin, an opposition activist. He was jailed in 2015, after becoming the first person to be convicted under new laws on protests.

    While serving his sentence, Dadin said he was tortured - a claim the Russian authorities have denied.

    Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Moscow.


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