In Moscow opened a case against another member of uncoordinated action

© RIA Novosti / Yakov Androider courtroom. Archival photoIn Moscow opened a case against another member of uncoordinated action© RIA Novosti / Yakov Andreev

The second criminal case about application of violence concerning the employee of the national guard opened in Moscow after an unsanctioned rally on Sunday, reported RIA Novosti senior assistant head of GSU SK of Russia across the capital, Yulia Ivanova.

Earlier a criminal case was opened against the men during the protest on Sunday had hit a police officer on the head.

«According to investigators, on 9 September 2018, a man taking part in an unsanctioned rally in Central Moscow, in response to legal requirements of employees of the national guard of the Russian Federation the final blow was struck in the head,» — said Ivanov.

On this fact criminal case on signs of the crime provided by part 1 of article 318 of the criminal code (violence against a representative of authorities). In the present investigation the complex of investigative actions aimed at establishing all the circumstances of the incident.

Uncoordinated action against changes to pension legislation took place in Central Moscow on Sunday. The press service of the Moscow Department of internal Affairs, RIA Novosti reported that uncoordinated action in Pushkin square was attended by about 2 thousand people. The police and Regardie provided protection of public order and security.

The state Duma in July passed in the first reading a government bill suggesting a gradual increase in age of retirement to 65 years for men and 63 years for women. However, Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed several measures to mitigate the decision, which he announced in a televised address to the Russians. In particular, the President called for the retirement age for women to 60 years, early retirement for mothers of large families and the introduction of measures for the protection of persons close to retirement age. Experts said that the President’s proposed revision of the pension bill intensifies its social orientation, resulting in criticism of the document is greatly diminished.