The pensioner walked past the protest and was convicted


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Tver district court of Moscow fined the pensioner, who on June 12 was walking home past the venue of anti-corruption campaigns. About it writes “OVD-info” with reference to the lawyer of human rights center “memorial” Constantine Boikova.

“The uniqueness of a situation consists not only that he and his wife quietly retired, and far from any politics, and that the arrest took place just 40 meters from their house, where the couple went through a crowd of protesters, or the route to their house there,” said Sears.

The portal does not report the name of the convict, and indicates only the name with initials — S. M. Hillocks. An elderly man has appointed a thousand rubles of a penalty under part 5 of article 20.2 of the administrative code (“violation of the order of the campaign”), although the minimum penalty of 10 thousand rubles. The defense will demand to reduce the penalty to one ruble.

12 June 2017 throughout Russia protested against corruption in the higher echelons of power. According to various estimates, took part from 49 to 98 661 720. Police arrested 1769 citizens. For organizing the activities of opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested for 30 days. Soon he had reduced the period to 25 days.

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