Opposition leader Yashin was given 15 days for disobedience at the rally in Moscow

Ilya Yashin

The Tver court of Moscow has appointed 15 days of administrative arrest oppositionist Ilya Yashin for disobeying police during an unsanctioned protest rally on Tverskaya street of the capital. About it reports on Tuesday, June 13, “Interfax”.

“Recognize Yashin guilty of an offence under part 1 of article 19.3 of the administrative code”, — announced the verdict of the judge.

According to the oppositionist, he was arrested on June 12 “three minutes after the exit of the subway”. “No slogans I shouted, illegal acts did not commit. I stood on the curb near the building of “Izvestia” and just watched what happens,” he said.

One of the detained police Yashin said the opposition, “standing on a bed, was in a group of persons prevented the passage of citizens”.

Earlier Tuesday, opposition activist mark Galperin also received 15 days for disobeying a police. Before it became known that the Simonovsky court of Moscow has appointed Alexei Navalny policy a penalty of 30 days in jail for violating the rules of holding rallies and demonstrations.

Agreed with the government action was to be held June 12 on Sakharov Avenue (the result came back 1.8 thousand people), however, Navalny urged his supporters to go out on Tverskaya, a part of which has been blocked off and made pedestrian for holding of festive events dedicated to the Day of Russia. The official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia Irina Volk said that according to the results of the unsanctioned rally were detained 150 people.

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that the protests pose no threat to the Kremlin. However, he added that provocative actions in the disputed rallies are a threat to citizens.