The Russian government says it will not engage with the Navy’s supporters; More than 5,300 were arrested on Sunday

The Russian government says it will not engage with the Navy's supporters;  More than 5,300 were arrested on Sunday

For the government spokesperson Russia, Dmitry Peskov, said on Monday (1) that it is not possible to negotiate with opponents who had gone Protests in favor of Alexey Navalny on Sunday. “There can be no interaction with goons and goons,” Peskov said.

It was the second weekend in a row of political acts and mass arrests. first time, More than 1,600 were arrested.

Russian court fined the woman Alexey Navalny US $ 265 (approximately $ R400) to attend the demonstrations.

More than 5,000 people arrested in Russia after second weekend’s protests

More than 5,300 people were arrested in Russia on Sunday during pro-Navy demonstrations (31).

In Moscow, 1,800 protesters were arrested, while in the country’s second largest city of St. Petersburg, the number rose to 1,176.

Navni goes to court on Tuesday

It was the second consecutive weekend that several cities in Russia held simultaneous demonstrations demanding the release of the government’s main rival, Alexei Navalny. He has been in jail since 17 January. That day, he landed in the country after spending five months in treatment in Berlin – recovering from a poison, for which he accuses Russian President Vladimir Putin.

This Tuesday (2), Navalani must appear in court to answer for a breach of judicial control and risk that a probationary sentence against him in 2014 will be served as requested by the prison administration for prison.

The court may sentence Navalni to two and a half to three years of imprisonment, as part of the sentence was served on parole.

Faces other tests, including Russian rival One marked for defamation For next Friday.

On Tuesday, in front of Moscow’s Simonovsky court, Navalny’s supporters were asked to take to the streets, where the opponent would be tried.

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