Russian police opened an administrative investigation into the attack on the Chairman of the party Parnas Mikhail Kasyanov. «Set all the circumstances and participants of incident», – quotes words of the representative of the press service of the Moscow management of the Ministry of internal Affairs news Agency «Interfax».
Recall that last Tuesday, 9 February, Kasyanov had dinner at one of the restaurants in the centre of the Russian capital. At this time there came a group of people, at least 20 people who spoke the Chechen language. One of them approached the table where sat the politician, and threw him a cake while shouting threats.
«He’s not missed, I’m covered in cake… the man continued to yell threats and insults at my address… And all, they went,» Kasyanov told reporters.
Chapter Parnas wrote a statement to the police. The publication notes that such actions actions fall under article 119 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (threat by murder or causing of heavy harm to health).
Earlier, the leader of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov posted on his page in social network Instagram a video in which a politician was portrayed through the telescopic sight. Kasyanov has filed a complaint against Kadyrov in the FSB, saying that he considers this «post» incitement to murder. According to the rules of Instagram, the social network removes the content from threats and calls for violence.
As previously reported, the signature under the post Kadyrov said: «Kasyanov arrived in Strasbourg for the money to Russian opposition. Whoever does not understand, he will understand».
Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr. said on his page in Facebook that the last time Kadyrov wrote the phrase «Who does not understand, he will understand» on may 25 of last year – the day before the opposition leader was poisoned.
Note that on may 27, Kara-Murza Jr. was in the intensive care unit of the First City hospital of Moscow with the diagnosis «acute renal failure», which could be triggered by food poisoning. 2 June, the patient was brought out of artificial coma and ten days later was able to start eating on their own.
After the publication in Instagram Kadyrov Kasyanov and Kara-Murza announced its intention to address in law enforcement bodies, because they believe video incitement to murder.