Detained after the protest on March 26, activist arrest extended until October

The Tver court of Moscow ruled to extend the detention period to 28 October opposition activist Yury Kuliyā, accused of using violence against police during an inconsistent anti-corruption rally in Moscow on March 26. About it reports “Interfax”.

As writes the edition of “the Media”, the prosecution asked for Koulia two years in prison. It is known that his case considered in a special manner, as the activist admitted his guilt.

Koulia is charged under part 1 of article 318 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“Use of violence not dangerous to life and health, against a representative of authorities in connection with the performance of their duties”).

The investigation against Koulia was completed by the Investigative Committee on April 28. Wine activist and another one arrested, Stanislav Simova, confirmed “the set of collected evidence, the testimony of witnesses, the accused themselves, videos and other data,” said the Agency. Both were arrested on 13 April, but the case Zimovets the court shall consider in a General manner, because he admitted guilt.

In the case of attack on police officers in Moscow on 26 March are also 40-year-old Alexander Shpakov and 31-year-old Andrew Skew. Both pleaded not guilty.

Last March 26, Tverskaya street inconsistent rally against corruption ended in mass arrests. In police departments delivered from 600 to 1000 people. During the action he was hit on the head by a police officer. He was hospitalized with a traumatic brain injury.