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MOSCOW, October 28 (Itar-Tass) —— The Moscow City Court has sentenced Aslan Cherkesov, found guilty of premeditated murder of Yegor Sviridov, a fan of the Spartak football club, to a 20-year-imprisonment in a tight security jail.
On October 20 the jurors found Cherkesov guilty of premeditated murder of Sviridov and ruled he did not deserve clemency. The jurors said he was guilty under part 2 of article 213 of the Criminal Code (hooliganism committed by a group of persons after prior collusion), part 2 of article 105 (hooliganism-motivated murder), part 3 of article 30 and part two of article 105 (attempted murder) and part two of article 115 (premeditated infliction of light bodily harm with hooliganism motives), and part 1 of article 161 (armed robbery).
The prosecution had requested a 23-year prison term.