Probe opened into unagreed protest act near Moscow election committee
MOSCOW, July 24 (RAPSI) – Investigation has been launched into unauthorized rally near the building of the Moscow City Election Commission, the Investigative Committee’s press service reports.
Following a check conducted by the Investigative Committee’s Main Investigation Directorate, a criminal case was opened over obstruction of exercising electoral rights or an election commission’s work.
According to investigators, in July 2019, activists organized an authorized rally near the Moscow City Election Commission’s building to hinder the work of Moscow’s and district election commissions and to put pressure on their members.
The protesters’ actions turned violent threats, investigators believe.