Members of Human Rights Council accuse police of acts of provocation at Bolotnaya Square

posted 9 Feb 2013, 08:15 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 9 Feb 2013, 08:16 ]
1 February 2013 

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According to a report by the newspaper Izvestiya, which cited a statement issued by the working group of the Presidential Human Rights Council: the events of May 6, 2012 on Bolotnaya Square in Moscow were provoked by the police and cannot legally be deemed to be riots. By the evening of Thursday, January 31, the statement had been signed by about half of the Council's members. [Read more]