Ildar Dading was released
The administration of the colony in Rubtsovsk, Altai territory complied with the Supreme court decision of February 22 and released activist Ildar Dading. He was the first convicted under the article about repeated violations at rallies.
Convicted under the article about repeated violations at rallies Ildar Dading, the sentence in respect of which the Supreme court overturned the February 22, released from penal colony № 5 of the city of Rubtsovsk of Altai Krai Sunday, February 26, according to “Novaya Gazeta”. The correspondent of the edition Ekaterina Fomina, who is on the scene, posted on his Twitter a photo of the meeting, the Dading with relatives, journalists and activists who were on duty at the prison gate.
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Despite the fact that the Supreme court has decided to release the Dading on Wednesday, February 22, for several days the activist is not freed, because the colony is not received paperwork from the court.
The wife Dading Anastasia Zotova submitted a complaint to the Prosecutor of Rubtsovsk (Altai region) with the request to check, not lost any document for his release, as all possible delivery periods have already passed. According to Zotova, the Dading lawyers filed complaints in the Federal penitentiary service, the Prosecutor General and the European court of human rights (ECHR) due to the fact that the administration continues to hold her husband, which the Supreme court declared innocent.
The morning of February 26 to the building of the colony arrived car SCS. As told the correspondent of TV channel “Rain”, the head of the colony has passed that the employees of SCS brought order to the Supreme court of Russia about the release of the activist.
Earlier the lawyer Ksenia Kostromina told that the European court of human rights (ECHR) upheld the complaint of lawyers of the Dading and sent to the Russian government’s request with the requirement to explain the reason for his retention in the prison. As told RBC lawyer Dading Alex lipcer, the activist may be released on Thursday, February 23. According to him, the court order for his release was already sent to Altai penal colony № 5 courier service.
The sentence Dadina were sent for review the decision of the constitutional court, which considered the case. The court found contradictions in the interpretation of article about violations at rallies. He noted that to prosecute people for participation in peaceful protest impossible. “The introduction of criminal responsibility for violations at rallies admissible if it is equivalent to the nature and degree of public danger” — said in the constitutional court. He decided that the other interpretation of the article violates the constitutional rights of Russian citizens.
The date of the decision of the Supreme court, the Deputy Director of the Federal penitentiary service of Russia Valery Maksimenko said that the liberation of the Dading documents should officially come FSIN.
As soon as we receive the document it will be released. For us the important document and as it is the case of resonance, I think, the document will not be sent by mail and it would not go dolgopolii, Maximaltemperatur of the Federal penitentiary service of Russia
Lawyer Alexei lipcer then suggested that his client will be released February 23, Thursday. “In court I said that today the colony courier to send a certified resolution with print and already tomorrow it will go to him, therefore, Dading tomorrow will be free. My wife is now going to fly to it”, — he said RBC.
Ildar Dading became the first Russian, who was convicted under article 212.1 of the criminal code of Russia after amending it in the summer of 2014. The article comes in case if a citizen was more than two times within half a year brought to administrative responsibility for violations during mass events (article 20.2 of the administrative code). Penalty involving deprivation of liberty for a term up to five years.
The court issued the verdict Dadina in December 2015 and has appointed punishment in the form of three years of imprisonment. In March 2016, the Moscow city court reduced the sentence to two and a half years.