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New Internet Project: The Bolotnaya Square Cases

Source: (info), 20/06/12

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A new Internet project The Bolotnaya Square Cases started on 19 June. Information about suspects and those charged with offences related to the disturbances on Bolotnaya Square on 6 May will be published on the resource.

“This website has been created by citizens who are not indifferent to gather the most up to date and objective information about the “mass disturbances” on 6 May 2012 on Bolotnaya Square in Moscow,” the author of the project said. reports that all those who have any information about detainees can send it to the website for publication.

The March of Millions on 6 May in Moscow ended in mass disturbances and clashes with the riot police.

On 4 June the first of the detainees – 18-year-old Alexandra Dukhanina - accused in connection with the disorder was charged.

On 5 June the activists Maksim Luzyanin and Andrei Barabanov where charged. On 18 June Stepan Zimin, Denis Lutskevich, Rikhard Soblev and Oleg Arkhipenkov were charged.