Mikhail Kosenko loses appeal against enforced psychiatric treatment

posted 29 Apr 2014, 12:50 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 29 Apr 2014, 12:50 ]
25 April 2014 

Source: HRO.org (info
Mikhail Kosenko, convicted in the ‘Bolotnaya Square’ trial, has been sent for enforced psychiatric treatment, Grani.ru reports, citingОVD-Info. Mikhail’s sister, Kseniya, has said her brother will be held at Moscow’s psychiatric hospital No. 5, located in the village of Troitskoe not far from the town of Chekhov in Moscow region. On 25 March Moscow City Court dismissed thirty-eight-year-old Kosenko’s appeal against his conviction, upholding the ruling by Moscow’s Zamoskvoretsky district court that Kosenko be committed to a psychiatric hospital for enforced treatment without time limit. [Read more]