Smolny Beyond Borders

A Liberal Arts Initiative

Closing Speech in Сourt by Smolny Graduate Sasha Skochilenko

Smolny graduate, 33-year-old artist Sasha Skochilenko, was sentenced to 8 years in prison for an anti-war artistic action. This outrageous and unfair decision once again demonstrates how far the Russian judicial system has fallen. The Smolny Without Borders team joins the demands for the release of Sasha Skochilenko. Here is a link to the publication of Sasha’s last words at the trial.