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"The Judgment Day"
of the "Mass Riots" Case
News of September 3-4, 2019
Here We Stand is focused on the students facing criminal charges, but persecution of students does not happen in a vacuum

The cases of Zhukov, Konon and Kostenok are parts of larger process – more people have been accused in the Moscow "mass riots" case

September 3 had been labelled as The Judgment Day in Russian independent media. Aside from the news on Konon and Kostenok's release and new charges against Yegor Zhukov, the "mass riots" case resulted in several convictions over the past two days.

Today, we publish a summary of the preliminary case outcomes by September 4

You can read more on the context of the case on our main page.
SEPTEMBER 3-4, 2019
NEWS ON THE MOSCOW "MASS RIOTS" CASE
4 DEFENDANTS

SENTENCED TO PRISON TERMS
2 DEFENDANTS

RELEASED UNDER RESTRICTIVE
HOUSE ARRESTS
4 DEFENDANTS

CHARGES DISMISSED
Convictions
Daniil Beglec, 26, sentenced to 2 years of prison for pulling the arm of a policeman

Yevgeny Kovalenko, 48, sentenced to 3,5 years of prison for throwing a trash can in the direction of law-enforcement

Ivan Podkopayev, 25, sentenced to 5 years of prison for spraying pepper gas

Cyrill Zhukov, 28, sentenced to 3 years of prison for touching the helmet of a national guard soldier
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All four have been convicted on the Criminal Code Article 'Use of Violence against A Government Official'
Domestic Arrests
Yegor Zhukov – charges of "mass riots" dismissed, new charges brought up

Sergei Fomin – placed under house arrest, not cleared from the "mass riots" charges
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Watch the documentary on Fomin's surrender to the Investigative Commission.

Charges Dismissed
Vladislav Barabanov

Sergei Abanichev

Daniil Konon

Valery Kostenok