Siberian Journalist Ponomarenko Jailed For Anti-War Stance Transferred To House Arrest

Siberian journalist Maria Ponomarenko, who was detained in April and accused of discrediting the Russian armed forces with "fake" social-media posts about the war in Ukraine, has been transferred to house arrest, her lawyer told RFE/RL on November 13. Ponomarenko, who is the mother of two young children, faces up to 10 years in prison for a Telegram post about the March 16 Russian air strike on a theater in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol in which hundreds of civilians were killed. To read the original story by RFE/RL's Siberia.Realities, click here.