The Moscow city court found legitimate the arrest of Dmitry Bochenkova, the defendant in the so-called «Bolotnaya case», who was detained at the end of last year. This court dismissed the complaint of the lawyer of Svetlana Sidorkina who tried to appeal against the decision of the Basmanny court sanctioned the arrest of the accused.
The arrest Bochenkova extended until 2 June, you write Sunday, February 1, the Russian media and, in particular, news Agency RIA Novosti.
The article States that relatives of the detainee signed an agreement with Sidorkina lawyer, but the investigator was not allowed by her to the defendant, and the trial was attended by a defender appointed by the state. Sidorkin considers it as a violation of the right to protection, and appealed to the Federal chamber of lawyers of the Russian Federation.
Candidate of political science at Buchenkov, prior to arrest working as the Deputy head of the Department of the history of medicine and social Sciences and Humanities, Pirogov Russian national research medical University, and chief editor of the newspaper «Moscow train», was arrested on 2 December 2015. He is charged with article 212, part 2 («Participation in mass riots») and part 1 of article 318 («Use of violence not dangerous for life or health, against a representative of authorities») of the criminal code. On 3 December the Basmanny court of Moscow sanctioned the arrest Bochenkova for a period of two months.
Note, Buchenkov claims that was not on Bolotnaya on 6 may 2012, and were the parents in Nizhny Novgorod.
The human rights center «memorial» recognized political prisoner Bochenkova, like all other defendants in this high profile case. According to human rights activists, in violation of the code of criminal procedure that the trial was conducted without notice to counsel Bochenkova, and employees of the Center for combating extremism has put pressure on the accused.
Some experts believe that the arrest Bochenkova may be associated with its position on what is happening in Russia.
Recall that after the agreed with the authorities of the protest action were detained about 400 protesters. To criminal liability under the so-called «Bolotnaya case» involved more than 30 people. Last convicted in this case at the end of December 2015 was Ivan Sciences.
Besides him, at the moment, continue to serve their sentences in the colonies «swamp» the defendants Sergei Krivov, Alexei Gaskarov and Dmitry Ishevsky, as well as Sergei Udaltsov and Leonid Razvozzhaev guilty of organizing riots. In addition, the colony is still Alexander Margolin, who on January 29, a court in the Ryazan region decided to release on parole.