Bolotnaya Square case suspect Dmitry Rukavishnikov, accused of participating in large-scale unrest, has been released due to the amnesty, the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service press office said on Tuesday.
"Due to the Russian State Duma declaring amnesty dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the Russian Constitution, [Pussy Riot punk band members] Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina have been pardoned from serving time. Bolotnaya Square case suspects Vladimir Akimenkov, Dmitry Rukavishnikov and Leonid Kovyazin have been released due to the stop of criminal proceedings," the Federal Penitentiary Service said in a statement obtained by Interfax on Tuesday.
Moscow's Zamoskvoretsky Court stopped on Thursday the criminal prosecution regarding four suspects in the case on large-scale unrest at Moscow's Bolotnaya Square in May 2012. Read more>>>
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