News digest for November 1-7

News digest for November 1-7

November 1

  • The court upheld the verdict in the Hizb ut-Tahrir Red Guard case on appeal. Three defendants in this case received from 12 to 17 years in a strict regime colony
  • The court acquitted the defendant in the “palace case” from Ivanov. Ex-policeman was accused of insulting a law enforcement officer
  • Blogger from Moscow was sent under house arrest in a criminal case of libel against an entrepreneur
  • The FSB has completed its investigation in the case of Ivan Safronov. A journalist, accused of high treason, was charged with a new episode: the transfer of data about the Russian army in Syria to a German-Russian political scientist, also accused of high treason
  • Three men were detained in Moscow. They are suspected of searching for personal data, which was then used in the investigations of the politician Alexei Navalny
  • Searches came in Jehovah’s Witness home in Primorsky Territory

November 2

  • Ex-teacher of the Russian Islamic University was sentenced to six and a half years in prison. The court found him involved in the creation of a cell of the banned organization “Nurdzhular” in Tatarstan
  • Viktor Filinkov, convicted in the St. Petersburg case of “Network”, went on a hunger strike “until the demands are met”
  • The Supreme Court did not accept the claim of the children of the repressed to the State Duma due to the failure to provide them with housing

November 3

  • Supporters of Vyacheslav Maltsev from Rostov-on-Don, Yan Sidorov and Vladislav Mordasov, were released from the colony. They fully served their sentence of four years in prison
  • A criminal case was opened In Bashkortostan against a lawyer; he talked about corruption in the republican department of the investigative committee
  • The court extended the arrest of blogger Khovansky for two months in the case of justifying terrorism because of the song about “Nord-Ost”
  • In St. Petersburg, a citizen of Belarus Yana Pinchuk was sent to a pre-trial detention center. At home, she is accused under articles on extremism and incitement to hatred

November 4

  • Former prisoners of the Pokrovsky colony spoke about the bullying of Alexei Navalny
  • Roskomnadzor refused to register the publication “Pskov province” due to the status of “foreign agent” of its founder

November 5

 The wife of an opposition activist and ex-candidate for the State Duma from the Irkutsk region developed chemical burns. He believes that his wife got the poison that was intended for him

November 6

  • The convicted in the “Artpodgotovka” case was sent to the punishment cell, he went on a hunger strike

November 7

  • The juvenile convicted in the “palace case” was demanded to replace the suspended sentence with a real one
Alexey Tupitsyn with his wife