Russians convicted over the riots at the G20 summit

A Russian citizen convicted of public disorder, attempted grievous bodily harm and resisting police during the riots during the summit of “Big twenty” (G20) in Hamburg. He was sentenced to one year in prison conditionally. It is reported by RIA Novosti.

In a press-service of the administrative court of Hamburg said that these offences Russians committed on 6 July, after the completion of one of the official protests.

On 4 September it was reported that the investigative actions in respect of two citizens of Russia of 20 and 30 years who participated in the riots during the summit of “Twenty” has been completed, their cases referred to the court.

Riots in Hamburg took place in early July during the G20 summit. Anti-globalists, left-wing extremists and other protesters threw a custody order stones and bottles, set fire to cars, pogroms and looted shops. Injured about 500 police officers. During the mass rallies were detained about 300 people. Among them — German citizens (most of them) and other European countries.