One more person charged over alleged participating in July riots
MOSCOW, August 9 (RAPSI) – The Investigative Committee has brought charges against eleventh alleged participant of the recent Moscow riots Aidar Gubaidullin, attorney Maxim Pashkov reports on his Telegram channel.
According to the lawyer, the arrested man pleaded not guilty and refused to participate in the investigative procedure.
Unauthorized rallies in support of candidates seeking to become lawmakers of the Moscow State Duma but refused registration by the Election Commission were held on July 27 and August 3 in central Moscow. Over 1,000 people were arrested for various violations as a result.
Following the 27 July rally, the Investigative Committee opened a criminal case over mass riots. Investigators believe that the protest action was held with the use of force against representatives of authority.
Several opposition figures including Alexey Navalny, Dmitry Gudkov, Ilya Yashin were arrested and put in detention for alleged organization of an unauthorized rally.