The organizer of “Russian marches” Yuri Gorsky was declared wanted by Interpol
Russia declared the organizer of the Moscow rally “Russian March” Yuri Gorsky internationally wanted by Interpol, reports TASS with reference to sources in law enforcement bodies. Mr. Gorsky was arrested in absentia in a criminal case for public calls to extremist activity (part 1 of article 280 of the criminal code).
5 July 2017 Meshchansky court put Yuri Gorsky under house arrest after he was detained by the FSB because of the may day procession of nationalists on the October field in Moscow.
After escaping from Russia, he moved to Lithuania, where he still lives today. According to the interlocutor of Agency, the Lithuanian Interpol refused to extradite Mr. Gorsky, considering it a political case. Now he is seeking grant him political asylum.
“The Supreme administrative court of Lithuania shall consider this issue in the period from March to July this year. As far as I know, the Department of state security of the country against the fact that he was given this status and the migration Department of Lithuania agreed with the provision of a mountain refuge,” said the source.