Ukraine: Draft law proposes punishments of up to seven years in prison for spreading disinformation
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Ukrainian authorities arrested five individuals in December 2019 in connection with Sheremet’s 2016 murder. However, concerns have been raised about inconsistencies in the evidence and also about the actions of the prosecutor’s office.

The two RFE/RL journalists were originally detained and held incommunicado by Russia-backed separatists in 2017.

The self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic declared Aseyev “guilty of espionage, extremism, and public calls to violate the territory’s integrity”. He was also banned from practising journalism for two years and six months.