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The judge watched the video of detention of YABLOKOs activist by the State Duma

Press Release
July 21, 2010

On July 21 Judge Olga Borovkova during the hearings of Artur Grokhovskys case watched the video of detention of Artur Grokhovsky, Advisor to YABLOKOs Chairman. Grokhovsky is accused of disobeying a lawful demand of the police during the action against broadening of secret services proxies held by the State Duma on July 9. Grokhovsky is facing admoinsitrative arrest up to 15 days.

Policemen who had detained Grokhovsky and were summoned to the court did not come. The judge listened to Grokhovskys evidence. According to Grokhovsky, the policemen neither had given their names nor had explained their actions and had neglected his demand to show their police identity cards.

The next meeting will take place on July 22.


See also:

One-person picketing against broadening of the competence of secret services conducted by the Federation Council. Press Release. July 19, 2010

YABLOKOs activists convicted for a one-person picket against the new law on secret services. Press Release. July 15, 2010

Sergei Mitrokhin: President crossed out the course towards modernisation. Press Release.
July 15, 2010

Judge sends the cases of young YABLOKO activists to additional investigation. Press Release,
July 14, 2010.

Young YABLOKO activists are facing 15 days of arrest. Press Release. July 9, 2010

Activists of the Youth YABLOKO enchained themselves with handcuffs by the Russian parliament protesting against the new security service law. Press Release. July 9, 2010.

YABLOKO Against Boradening of Proxies of Secret Services

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Press Release
July 21, 2010