The Ex-Mayor of Yekaterinburg Was Fined $260 for Participation in the Action in Support of Navalny
OREANDA-NEWS. The Oktyabrsky district court of Yekaterinburg on Friday, March 26, imposed a fine of $260 on the former mayor of the city Yevgeny Roizman for participating in an uncoordinated action on January 23, Russian media «RIA Novosti» reports from the courtroom.
Earlier, two administrative cases were initiated against Roizman under part 5 of Article 20.2 of the Administrative Code (violation by a participant of a public event of the established procedure for holding an assembly or rally) for participating in uncoordinated actions, that took place in Yekaterinburg on January 23 and 31.
According to the court, on January 23, Roizman from 2:00 p.m. to 4:15 (from midday to 2:15 p.m.) participated in an uncoordinated action and did not comply with the legal requirement of the police officers.
During the court session, Roizman said that he is self-employed. The defense of the ex-mayor filed petitions to ensure the participation of a representative of the prosecutor's office of the Oktyabrsky district of Yekaterinburg in the court session and to exclude six inadmissible evidence from the case. Both petitions were rejected by the judge.
The hearing of the second administrative case against Roizman on participation in the uncoordinated action on January 31 should also take place on Friday.