Russian opposition leader Sergei Udaltsov, who was convicted together with his colleague Leonid Razvozzhaeva to 4.5 years in a General regime colony for the organization of mass riots on Bolotnaya square in Moscow in may 2012, was released.
The leader of the «Left front» Sergei Udaltsov was released from a penal colony in Tambov region in connection with the completion of the sentence, and has already met with the family.
Recall that on 6 may 2012 agreed with the authorities of Moscow March ended with clashes of protesters with the police. It was a criminal case about mass riots.
The March began without incident, however, when the column of demonstrators turned in the direction of Bolotnaya square, where was held the meeting, there was a stampede. Protest leaders, Alexei Navalny and Sergei Udaltsov, sat down on the pavement near the cinema «Udarnik», demanding to expand the passage to Bolotnaya square and let the protesters into the zone of the rally. Started local clashes with the police.
The so-called «Bolotnaya case», was sentenced to 35 people. The majority of prisoners had been fully served their sentences in the colony (from 2.5 years to 4). Of the 35 defendants in the case, 13 persons have been pardoned, acquitted was a nobody.