[15.01.2018 9:06 UTC] Ruth Fraňková
Activist confronting president Zeman during vote given suspended sentence
Angelina Diash, a Ukrainian activist, who disrupted Czech president Miloš Zeman as he voted on Friday afternoon on the outskirts of Prague, has been give a three-month suspended sentence from a Prague court. The court also expelled her from the country for 12 months.
The woman, who belongs to the activist group Femen, stripped off her shirt and ran towards the head of state as he was casting his vote, shouting ‘Zeman - Putin’s slut,' before she was tackled by the president’s bodyguards.
According to her defence lawyer Lucie Hrdá, Diash feels innocent, but accepts the verdict in order to be allowed to return to Ukraine.
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