Russia’s investigative Committee has summoned opposition leader Sergei Udaltsov and questioned about the involvement of certain individuals to organize the rally on Bolotnaya square in Moscow in 2012. On Friday, September 8, reported the official representative of Department Svetlana Petrenko.
«Today, the Investigative Committee of Russia called Sergey Udaltsov. The decision about the interview was taken after the press conference, where Udaltsov made a number of statements regarding the protests, and have also assessed the actions of individuals associated with these events. He was interrogated about persons possibly involved in the organization of mass riots in Moscow on Bolotnaya square in 2012», – quotes Petrenko RIA Novosti.
Udaltsov himself has stated that from testimony refused.
«In accordance with article 51 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, I refused to testify. Everything about the events of 2012, I was told at the preliminary investigation, the testimony I gave in court, now I have nothing to add,» said the opposition leader.
Sergei Udaltsov was sentenced 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. On 8 August he was released from prison in Tambov region in connection with the completion of the sentence.