Alexei Navalny failed to come to court for a hearing of an administrative case involving a violation committed in the Moscow metro on Sunday and therefore he is being escorted to court under a court order, the press service for the Moscow police told Interfax.
"Navalny was detained in the Moscow metro for trying to violate public order at the end of last week. An administrative violation protocol was made against him and he was to come to court. However, he did not do that at the designated time," the press service said.
Navalny is now being escorted to court to a hearing of the administrative case under a court order.
According to earlier reports, Navalny and his colleague were detained in the metro while handing our fliers on Sunday.
The Russian Prosecutor General's Office believes that opposition activist Alexei Navalny should be given a ten-year prison sentence following his conviction in the Yves Rocher and Kirovles cases.
Moscow court has convicted Alexei Navalny of money laundering and fraud and has given him a suspended sentence of three years and six months.
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