RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Surrounded by pressure and under alarm from Bolsonarists, the Federal Supreme Court (STF) trial begins today and is expected to last up to three sessions. On the first day, only the court rapporteur and lawyers are expected to speak.

The Supreme Court begins to decide on Thursday, whether or not a criminal whose initial conviction has been affirmed by an appellate court, should begin serving his prison sentence.

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