Case of Bolotnaya Square riots passed to court


On May 6, 2012 the Russian opposition held a rally in Moscow and a demonstration in the Bolotnaya Square. There were clashes with the police, more than 400 people were detained. About 30 demonstrators are the subjects of the criminal case. The Prosecutor General's Office claims that 82 policemen were injured in the clashes. The opposition members consider that the case was fabricated.

According to RIA Novosti, the criminal case against 12 people has been passed to the Zamoskvoretskiy court of Moscow. However, the date of trial has not been scheduled yet.

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