Ponomarev, human rights activist arrested for 25 days for a rally near the building of the FSB

© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva in fotoboekroemenie Lev Ponomarev. Archival photoPonomarev, human rights activist arrested for 25 days for a rally near the building of the FSB© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva the image Bank

The Tver court of Moscow on Wednesday appointed 25 days of administrative arrest the head of the all-Russian movement «For human rights» Lev Ponomarev for repeated violation of the rules of holding public events, told RIA Novosti in court.

In late October, the 77-year-old human rights activist was detained at the Central building of FSB on Lubyanka square to rally in defense of defendants in the case «the New greatness». The police composed on him an administrative report under article «violation of the established order of the rally, rally.»

«The decision of the Tverskoy district court of Moscow dated December 5, Ponomarev L. A. convicted of an offence under part 8 of article 20.2 of the administrative code. He was sentenced to administrative detention for 25 days,» — said the representative of the court.

What is manifested violation of the order of the action, the court could not clarify.

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