Ildar Dadin detained while protesting in Moscow
Police arrested Ildar Dadin near the Federal Penitentiary Service Headquarters where he had staged a single-person picket.
According to Interfax, Dadin had staged a single-person picket requiring to dismiss Aleksander Terekh, Head of the Administration for the Republic of Karelia of the Federal Penitentiary Service of the Russian Federation. He has been arrested by police officers and escorted to a car marked with insignia of the Department for the Yakimanka District of Moscow of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of the Russian Federation.
It was reported that the policemen have approached Dadin and asked for his ID; in response he offered them to read him the reasons for this request and his rights.
Теперь у Ильдара Дадина одиночный пикет pic.twitter.com/EdmiHdPAzj— Алексей Абанин (@aban_in) 10 марта 2017 г.
Twitter post by Aleksey Abanin
Now Ildar Dadin stages a single-person picket
On February 26, 2017, Dadin has been released from a penal colony where he had been serving a term for repeated violations of the legislation regulating public gatherings. Originally he was sentenced to three years behind bars, but then the court has reduced the punishment to 2.5 years. On February 22, 2017, the Supreme Court has ruled to annul the sentence and release Dadin from the penal colony.
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