One of persons involved in “marsh business” Alexey Polikhovich parolees


MOSCOW, October 19. Ryazan regional court satisfied the petition of one of the defendants in the “Bolotnaya case” Alexei Polikhovich on parole. This was reported by his lawyer Svetlana Sidorkin.

“The prosecution gave the court a positive opinion on the request of the Polikhovich and supported his petition for conditional early release,” she said.

The lawyer explained that the court decision comes into force 10 days. “Thus, the Polikhovich needs to be released on 30 October,” said Sidorkin.

Alexey Polikhovich in February 2014 was sentenced Zamoskvoretsky district court to 3.5 years of imprisonment.

The case about mass disorders on Bolotnaya square in Moscow was initiated after the events of 6 may 2012, when permitted by the authorities of the opposition rally turned into clashes with police. For illegal actions were arrested more than 400 people, injured more than 30 police officers. Several dozen people were injured. A criminal case was opened under article 212 of the criminal code – Mass riots and article 318 of the criminal code – “Violence against representatives of authorities”. In total, the main so-called “Bolotnaya case” there were about 30 people. In some of them the criminal prosecution terminated as a result of the Amnesty declared to the 20 anniversary of the Constitution of the Russian Federation.