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Ex-US marine sentenced in Russian cop attack

Posted On: Nov 27, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

Ex-US marine sentenced in Russian cop attack

Robert Gilman received four-and-a-half years in prison for drunkenly attacking a police officer
Former US marine Robert Gilman has been sentenced to years in a Russian prison for assaulting a police officer under the influence of alcohol. The court ruling was announced on Tuesday.
Authorities removed the vet from a train in Voronezh in January after several fellow passengers on the Sochi-to-Moscow trip complained he was drunk and creating a disturbance. Once in custody, he allegedly kicked a police officer, bruising him.
Gilman claimed he did not remember the incident but nevertheless insisted he had “ apologized to Russia ,” as well as to the police officer. His lawyers told TASS news agency he was in Russia to study and claimed he had planned to seek citizenship, though earlier reports of the trial say he was just visiting and was traveling to Moscow only to replace his damaged passport before returning home to the US.

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