Statement by Foreign Minister Huitfeldt on the politically motivated sentencing of Vladimir Kara-Murza

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'Norway condemns in the strongest terms the politically motivated sentencing of Russian opposition figure, journalist and human rights defender Vladimir Kara-Murza to 25 years in prison', said Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt.

'A deeply alarming and harsh sentence for exercising the right to freedom of expression. We call for the immediate and unconditional release of Kara-Murza and all political prisoners in Russia', said Huitfeldt.