MOSCOW, September 2 (RAPSI) — A Moscow court has set September 8 as the date for hearing a criminal case against Anastasia Vasilyeva, the leader of medical workers' union Alyans Vrachei (Doctors' Alliance, an organization recognized by the Russian Justice Ministry as a foreign agent), the press service of the court told RAPSI.

According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Vasilyeva took part in the unauthorized event on January 23 on Pushkin Square in Moscow, where coronavirus-positive persons ordered to isolation were identified among the rally participants. A criminal case over violation of sanitary and epidemiological rules was opened over this fact.

Earlier, the Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN) had filed a motion seeking to place Vasilyeva in detention.