17 September 2018, 21:55
Coordinator of Navalny's Krasnodar office detained immediately after release
Razmik Simonyan was detained again right after the end of his arrest, Alexander Saveliev, an activist, has stated.
The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on September 5-7, 11 supporters of the oppositionist Alexei Navalny were detained in Krasnodar. Ten of them, including the above Razmik Simonyan, received from 5 to 10 days of administrative arrest.
Today, Krasnodar activists went to Ust-Labinsk to welcome Simonyan's release from the temporary detention centre (known as the IVS), as in the afternoon, his administrative arrest was to be over. However, at the appointed time, Simonyan failed to come out of the IVS.
According to his advocate, Alexei Avanesyan, Razmik Simonyan has served seven days of arrest for his non-obeying policemen's lawful demands. Now, he is accused of a repeated violation of the established order of organizing a mass event.
Now the coordinator of the Navalny's office is kept at the police station.
This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on September 17, 2018 at 07:02 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.
Author: Anna Gritsevich Source: CK correspondent