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The court sentenced Roger stone, former Advisor to the President of the United States Donald trump. About it writes RIA Novosti.
Stone was sentenced to three years and four months in prison on charges of perjury, obstructing justice and attempting to exert pressure on witnesses. It is noted that he received 40 months for false testimony to Congress and 12-18 months for the other six criminal episodes in which he was found guilty.
The stone will stay in jail not more than 40 months, since all the terms are to run concurrently. However, he will remain under supervision after his release for two years. In addition, he was ordered to pay a fine of 20 thousand dollars.
25 January 2019 stone was arrested on seven criminal charges. The same day he was released on bail in the amount of 250 thousand dollars. He was accused of perjury (five times), obstruction of investigation by the intelligence Committee of the house of representatives of the Congress and also in an attempt to exert pressure on witnesses.
The prosecution said that the stone was intended to have the WikiLeaks damning information about Democrats to help Trump in the election campaign. Stone called the charges politically motivated.
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