MOSCOW, September 16 (RAPSI) – A criminal case has been opened over online inducing citizens to take part in mass riots on the single voting days, the Investigative Committee’s press service reports.

According to the statement, a group of people consisting of at least 11 persons from 7 Russia’s regions created a Telegram channel where they posted publications aimed at the organization of mass riots in Russia between September 17 and 20 and calls for users to participate in them.

Investigators will seek for the defendants’ detention.