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Former director of Moscow's Library of Ukrainian Literature Natalya Sharina, who is accused of inciting ethnic hatred, attends a court hearing in Moscow, Russia, June 5, 2017. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov


MOSCOW (Reuters) - A court in Moscow on Monday handed a four-year suspended prison sentence to Natalya Sharina, the head of Russia's only state-run Ukrainian language library, after finding her guilty of inciting ethnic hatred and embezzlement, a Reuters reporter in the courtroom said.

(Reporting by Andrew Osborn; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov; Editing by Christian Lowe)


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