Lev Ponomarev on the Bolotnaya Square Investigation and the Tasks of Society and the May 6 Committee

posted 17 Nov 2012, 13:56 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 17 Nov 2012, 13:58 ]
12 November 2012

Source: Echo of Moscow Radio 

The trials of the individuals detained in connection with the Bolotnaya Square investigation have begun. In essence, this is a giant mystification created by the Investigative Committee to fulfill a “party assignment.” Bastrykin was given the order, and he took it upon himself to prove that what happened on Bolotnaya Square on 6 May was a riot. As a result, all 11 detainees have been charged with violating Article 212 of the Criminal Code (“participation in mass riots”). [Read more]