Navalny has been sentenced to 30 days in jail

Alexei Navalny

Simonovsky court of Moscow has appointed Alexei Navalny policy of punishment in the form of 30 days of administrative arrest for violating the rules of holding rallies and demonstrations. On Tuesday, June 13, reports “Interfax”.

Navalny was found guilty in committing offenses under part 8 of article 20.2 of the administrative code (“the Repeated violation of the established procedure of organization or holding meetings, rallies, demonstrations”). The court found untenable the arguments of the lawyers for Navalny, who asked to stop the proceedings because of the lack in its actions of structure incriminated offense.

June 12, in Moscow on Tverskaya street was inconsistent with the government’s anti-corruption campaign of opposition supporters. On the same day there is a festival reconstruction “Times and epochs”, which part of the street has been blocked off and made pedestrian. The demonstrators began to come back after the appeal by Alexei Navalny. Himself in opposition did not participate, as he was detained at the exit of his house.

In parallel with the events in Tver on Sakharov Avenue held a city hall-sanctioned rally, which was organized by associates of the Bulk. According to the interior Ministry, it was attended by about 1.8 thousand people. In addition, on June 12 anti-corruption events were held in dozens of cities across Russia.