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Sentence actor Paul Ustinov, who was sentenced to 3.5 years for vivanativa during his detention shoulder of the policeman, is “a gross injustice”. About this on his page on Instagram said the Vice-speaker of the Federation Council Andrey Turchak.
The politician said that the Internet was published a lot of videos to prove the innocence of Ustinov. “Any one can see that the guy was just standing near the subway. He did not touch, did not violate public order and, of course, was not expecting the arrest,” wrote Turchak.
Also Vice-speaker of the Federation Council called the unfair and unjust situation in which the court did not take into account the evidence of the defence. “Why is man to hand down a guilty verdict without giving the defense the opportunity to present all the arguments?” he said.
16 Sep Tver court of Moscow sentenced Ustinov to 3.5 years in prison for violence against a law enforcement officer during an unsanctioned rally in Moscow. Policeman, according to investigators, at detention of the actor dislocated his shoulder.
Russian actors, Directors and creative Director in theaters massively supported Ustinov, running in a network of a flash mob. In particular, joined Maxim Vitorgan, Elizaveta Boyarskaya, Pavel Derevyanko, Irina Starshenbaum, Kristina Asmus, Alexander Petrov, Danila Kozlovsky and Irina Gorbachev.
Video, photo All from Russia.