Simonovsky court of Moscow on Thursday, August 3, imposed on opposition leader Alexei Navalny to a fine in the amount of 300 thousand rubles for repeated breach of the rules of organizing and holding rallies and demonstrations.
«Recognize Navalny guilty of an offence under part 8 of article 20.2 of the administrative code (repeated offence of organizing or holding a public event without filing in the prescribed manner notice of the meeting) and to appoint to it punishment in the form of an administrative fine in the amount of 300 thousand rubles», – quotes the court’s decision, the Agency «Interfax».
The police believes that the distribution of leaflets by Navalny supporters during the «cleanup Campaign» on July 8-9 in a latent form was a public action, which the organizers had to notify the city authorities. According to received from the Moscow Department of regional security and counteraction of corruption of such notice to the government of Moscow did not arrive
Against Navalny, the head of his staff, Leonid Volkov and coordinator of the Moscow headquarters Nicholas Laskina was made protocols on an administrative offense under part 8 of article 20.2 of the administrative code.
Supporters of Alexei Navalny on July 8-9 held a «Campaign volunteer» in Moscow and several other Russian cities, during which they disseminated information about the policy and its views. In a press-service of the Metropolitan police on 8 July reported «Interfax» in Moscow «for offences related to violation of procedure of holding public events» were detained about 70 people. On 9 July, the coordinator of the Moscow headquarters of the Bulk N. The Laskin reported the arrest of more than 30 people.