MOSCOW, August 5 (RAPSI) - A prosecutor has demanded 1-year suspended sentence for Oleg Navalny, the brother of convicted blogger Alexey Navalny, as part of a case over abetting violation of anti-coronavirus sanitary and epidemiological rules during the illegal rally held in Moscow in January, the press service of the Preobrazhensky District Court has told RAPSI.

The crime Oleg Navalny stands charged with is punishable by jail terms of up to 2 years.

On August 4, the court sentenced one more defendant Lyubov Sobol to 1.5-year supervisory release.

According to police, coronavirus-positive persons ordered to isolation were identified among participants of the Moscow rally. A criminal case over violation of sanitary and epidemiological rules was opened over this fact.