In Moscow have detained Ilya Yashin

© RIA Novosti / Konstantin to Redicovered in fotobanka Yashin. Archival photoIn Moscow have detained Ilya Yashin© RIA Novosti / Konstantin to Redicovered the image Bank

The head of the Council of deputies of the Krasnoselsky district of Moscow Ilya Yashin announced his arrest.

I was detained by the police near the house. Driven to the police station Krasnoselsky district, accompanied by five (!) employees.

— Ilya Yashin (@IlyaYashin) 28 Dec 2017

The Deputy assumes that it can draw up a Protocol on violation of order of organization and holding of the meeting. «I don’t know which article, apparently, is 20.2 («violation of the established procedure of organizing or holding meetings, rallies, demonstrations, marches or picketing». — Approx. ed.) will probably be. They Protocol, as I understand, you want to make,» said Yashin RIA Novosti.

Previously, the Prefecture of the Central Federal district refused Yashin in holding shares in Lermontov Park due to the fact that he missed the deadline for the submission of the notification and not collected the necessary documents. The Moscow Prosecutor’s office warned the Deputy about administrative liability, if he will arrange for uncoordinated action, and the interior Ministry has asked citizens to refrain from participating in it.

In the end, according to the Moi, the action in Lermontov Park came about 300 people. Against the organizers militiamen gathered the material about an administrative offence.