The court postponed the hearing of the Karelian Chapter of «Memorial»

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Petrozavodsk city court has postponed until September 27 hearing on the case of the Karelian leader of the «Memorial» Yuri Dmitriev about the production of child pornography and possession of weapon parts, told RIA Novosti the representative of the court. The corresponding decision on Tuesday was delivered by judge Alexander Mark. A retrial was scheduled for Tuesday, was caused by the witnesses and the lawyer. However Dmitriev was unable to attend the meeting.

«The hearing is scheduled for September 27 at 14.30», — said the Agency interlocutor.

As explained to journalists the lawyer of Viktor Anufriev, now his client is acquainted with the materials of the second criminal case and are unable to bring to court. Anufriev has not commented on whether the defense request to merge the two cases into one trial.

The Petrozavodsk city court on 5 April met Dmitrieva on articles about the production of pornography involving minors, but was convicted of illegal possession of the main parts of a firearm, and sentenced under this article to the restriction of freedom for 2.5 years. Later, on June 14, the Supreme court of Karelia canceled the sentence and sent the case for reconsideration.

According to the prosecution, Dmitriev for several years photographing naked little stepdaughter for making pornography, and illegally kept the main part of the single-barreled fowling piece, in which design improvised way changes were made. The prosecution asked to assign to him nine years in a strict regime colony. The accused is not guilty.

In addition, in relation Dmitrieva initiated another criminal case — about violent acts of sexual character concerning minors.

According to the investigation, from 2012 to 2016 had committed violent acts of a sexual nature against a minor daughter. The court sanctioned his arrest, and then Dmitriev passed a psychological and psychiatric examination in St. Petersburg and was transferred to the Karelian capital on August 18.

None of the charges Dmitriev not guilty.