Berlusconi sentenced to community service

Apr 16, 2014, 1:32 PM EDT
ROME, ITALY - DECEMBER 08: Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi attends 'Forza Silvio' kermesse at the Auditorium della Conciliazione on December 8, 2013 in Rome, Italy. Silvio Berlusconi has relaunched his People of Freedom (PDL) party under its old name, Forza Italia (Go Italy) following a split in the centre-right movement. Credit Franco Origlia/Getty Images
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A court on Tuesday ordered former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to serve a tax fraud sentence by doing community service with the elderly, in a ruling that restricts his movements but not his political activity.