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Rusland vs. Turkije: vijf jaar gevangenis voor wie Armeense genocide ontkent.

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'And in a largely symbolic gesture on Wednesday (20151202), the Russian parliament proposed a five-year jail term for anyone who denies that the mass killings of Armenians that began under Ottoman rule in 1915 constituted a "genocide," according to an article translated by Foreign Policy columnist and Russia commentator Julia Ioffe.

Use of the word remains a charged issue in Turkey, which staunchly objects to such a characterization. Eastern Armenia remained part of the Russian Empire until its collapse in 1917.'