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MOSCOW, March 6 (Itar-Tass) — Leader of the Left Front Sergei Udaltsov has been released from the police station after the protocol for his participation in an action in Pushkin Square in central Moscow was drawn up, he told Itar-Tass by telephone.
“At present, an administrative protocol under Article 20.02 of the RF Administrative Offence Code (violation of the order of organising meetings, rallies, demonstrations, marches or picketing) has been drawn up against me, its review by a justice court will take place this afternoon,” he said.
Lawyer, Vadim Kobzev told Itar-Tass earlier that blogger Alexei Navalny and co-chairman of the Solidarity movement Ilya Yashin were also released. Similar charged were brought against them.
The maximum penalty under this article is a fine of 2,000 roubles.
The oppositionists were arrested in Pushkin Square on Monday.