Two More Suspects Detained in Bolotnaya Square Investigation

posted 11 Jun 2012, 14:23 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 11 Jun 2012, 14:26 ]
Source: (info), 08/06/12 

· Мinistry of Internal Affairs  · Persecution of activists  · Public protests  · Moscow city & Moscow region 

Two more individuals have been detained as part of the criminal investigation into the violations that took place during the “March of Millions,” states a June 8 Lenta. ru report, citing the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation

According to a statement by the Investigative Committee, the two detainees are 37-year-old Mikhail Kosenko and 20-year-old Stepan Zimin. They currently face charges on two accounts: “participation in mass riots” (Article 212, Section 2, of the Criminal Code) and “use of violence against a government representative” (Article 318, Section 1, of the Criminal Code). [Read more]