Public Commission Presents Report on Bolotnaya Events

posted 26 Apr 2013, 12:52 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 26 Apr 2013, 12:55 ]
23 April 2013 

By Vera Vasileva

On 22nd April 2013, a public hearing of the results of the public report into the ‘Bolotnaya case’ was held in the cinema and concert hall of the Kosmos Hotel in Moscow. The report’s authors came to the conclusion that the events on 6th May 2012 should be classified as “a deliberate and targeted violation of the Russian Constitution” perpetrated by the authorities, “carried out with particular brutality and cynicism and organised in advance.” [Read more]