This was reported by “Interfax” on July 7 the attorney Dmitriev Viktor Anufriev.
In December 2016 Dmitrieva was arrested and placed in jail on suspicion of distributing child pornography. In January of 2018 historian was released on his own recognizance. Dmitriev claimed to have photographed 11-year-old daughter naked to monitor its development and report to the guardianship.
5 April 2018 Petrozavodsk city court had Dmitriyeva justified. The Prosecutor demanded to sentence the human rights activist to nine years in a strict regime colony.
June 14, the Supreme court of Karelia canceled the acquittal. June 27 Dmitrieva was detained again. The investigative Committee of Russia opened a new criminal case against human rights activist – on the article about the violent acts of a sexual nature. On 28 June he was arrested. In July, the Imprint of the Russian Federation presented Dmitriev charges in the sexual abuse of stepdaughter.
Dmitriev is known that in 1997 he discovered in the forest Sandarmokh the place of execution and burial of more than 9 thousand people during Stalin’s terror. Dmitriev’s colleagues believe that he is being persecuted Karelian security forces over many years of work to restore the memory of the victims of political repression.