MOSCOW, February 10 (Itar-Tass) —— The justice court of the Moscow Dorogomilovsky district has fined Nadezhda Korneyeva, the organizer of the Poklonnaya Gora rally, Patriots of Russia Party Deputy Chairperson, for exceeding the declared number of action participants.
She was found guilty of breaching the rules of rally, march or picket (Article 20.2 of the Russian Code of Administrative Offenses). The maximal punishment is 2,000 roubles. Korneyeva will pay a 1,000 rouble fine.
The organizers declared that 15,000 people would take part in the rally, but the actual number neared 100,000, party representative told Itar-Tass. Korneyeva was detained during the action and charged with an administrative offense.
The rally opposed attempts to organize an ‘orange revolution’ in Russia and expressed their support to the presidential candidate Vladimir Putin.