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The Moscow Regional Court quashed the decision of Khimki city court to extend the detention of anti-fascist Maxim Solopova

According to information distributed by the Campaign for freedom to  Khimki hostages , October 8, a panel of judges of the Moscow regional court, chaired by Dmitry Bobkov partially upheld the complaint lawyer Maxim Solopova Yuri Eronina and annulled the decision of Khimki city court to extend the detention of Maxim Solopova until November 29, 2010. Khimki city the court must in time until October 20 to re-consider whether the content Solopova custody.

The court session was made by Lev Ponomarev, executive director of the Movement for Human Rights.Lawyer applied for admission Ponomariov in the judicial process as a defender, and the court granted the request. Lev Ponomarev, on its own behalf and on behalf of other guarantors - human rights activists Sergey Kovalev and Lyudmila Alekseeva, Duma deputies Ilya Ponomarev and Oleg Shein - witnessed the positive characteristics of Maxim Solopova, noted the importance of his public activities and recalled the abuse of non-arrest on suspects, declared by President Dmitry Medvedev.

Maxim Solopov the court was not delivered, was not organized to participate in the meeting and via video.In response to a petition for habeas counsel of Maxim in court, the Chief Justice said that Maxim had to advance to request this in writing, which was not done. Therefore, this request was rejected, and the meeting was held in the absence of Maxim.

"I believe that this is only half the victory.But there is a real chance that Maxim change the preventive punishment in Khimki city court. There is still a trial Lesha Gaskarova 15 th day, I plan to be there as well "

"Lev Ponomarev.

Recall, September 28, Khimki Town Court took a decision to extend the detention of anti-fascist Maxim Solopova for another two months. Maxim is contained in the prison g.Mozhayska Moscow region. He is accused of st.213, Part 2 of the Criminal Code ("Public Disorder") for having allegedly participated in the organization will attackI'm on the administration of the city of Khimki.

Consideration of complaint counsel for an extension of custody the second defendant in this case - anti-fascist Alexei Gaskarova - will be held Oct. 15 at 10 am at the Moscow regional court.


Related links:

Campaign for the release of hostages Khimki

Spetsrazdel dedicated to fighting for the preservation of Khimki forest and release of the arrested anti-fascists A. Gaskarov andMaxim Solopov

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