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Russia: Actor Pavel Ustinov discusses his release from jail *EXCLUSIVE* 04:37

Russia: Actor Pavel Ustinov discusses his release from jail *EXCLUSIVE*

Russian Federation, Moscow
October 1, 2019 at 13:34 GMT -00:00 · Published

Russian actor Pavel Ustinov talked about his release from prison and his future plans in an exclusive interview with Ruptly in Moscow on Tuesday.

The actor said he was thankful to the public for organising protests and pickets in his support.

“I am thankful for absolutely every person - regardless of whether those people have some kind of political bias or not. Because it’s not about politics anymore,” he said.

In the wide-ranging interview, Ustinov also revealed he dreams of one day acting in an American action movie.

A Moscow court on Monday reversed the decision to jail Ustinov for three and a half years for allegedly “assaulting a police officer” at an unauthorised rally in August, ruling instead to give him a one-year suspended sentence.

Ustinov and his legal team have said they plan to appeal the conviction.

Russia: Actor Pavel Ustinov discusses his release from jail *EXCLUSIVE* 04:37
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Russian actor Pavel Ustinov talked about his release from prison and his future plans in an exclusive interview with Ruptly in Moscow on Tuesday.

The actor said he was thankful to the public for organising protests and pickets in his support.

“I am thankful for absolutely every person - regardless of whether those people have some kind of political bias or not. Because it’s not about politics anymore,” he said.

In the wide-ranging interview, Ustinov also revealed he dreams of one day acting in an American action movie.

A Moscow court on Monday reversed the decision to jail Ustinov for three and a half years for allegedly “assaulting a police officer” at an unauthorised rally in August, ruling instead to give him a one-year suspended sentence.

Ustinov and his legal team have said they plan to appeal the conviction.

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