In Moscow, at the entrance to the Basmanny District Court, during a meeting to extend the arrest of politician Ilya Yashin, two picketers were detained. This was reported by a SOTA correspondent.
The first detained girl had a poster “Yashin against the war. Free Yashin,” and the man has a poster “Ilya, we are together! We will win! Freedom for political prisoners.”
The policemen took both of them away immediately after they unfurled the posters.
Yashin, who has been under arrest since July, was extended by the court in SIZO-2 “ Butyrka until November 26, Mediazone was told in the press service of the court.
He is accused of spreading “fakes” about the Russian military (clause “e” of part 2 of Article 207.3 of the Criminal Code) because of the April stream about the murders in the Kyiv suburb of Bucha. In November, the Investigative Committee reported on the completion of the investigation of the case.
“I won't run, I won't refuse my words.” Ilya Yashin was one of the last politicians who opposed the war while staying in Russia – now he was also detained