The number of detainees held in Moscow on June 12 March in support of the journalist Ivan Golunova, and against the falsification of criminal cases reached nearly 550 people. These data in the night of Thursday, June 13, led to the portal “OVD-info”. GU MVD in Moscow around midnight, reportedthat the police had left four people subject to administrative detention.
For datapublication “OVD-info” in the disputed shares in Moscow were detained 549 people, including journalists. Many made protocols on violation of the legislation on rallies, to them threatens till 15 days of arrest.
The press service of the MIA of Russia in Moscow later on Wednesday evening reportedthat the police had left four people that are “in accordance with article 27.5 of the administrative offences code of the Russian Federation held in administrative detention. All the rest delivered released.”
Opposition leader Alexei Navalny was unexpectedly released from the police station “Strogino”, although it was initially reported that he will remain there for the night. Navalny faces up to 30 days in jail for repeated violation of order of promotion (part 8 of article 20.2 of the administrative code).
The action of protest was planned before the release of the journalist and withdrawal charges. The question of whether or not to hold a March, almost split the journalistic community.