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MOSCOW, December 18. /ITAR-TASS/. The Moscow city court has announced that the trial against two Russian oppositionists - coordinator of the Left Front Sergei Udaltsov and aide to the deputy of the State Duma lower house of parliament Leonid Razvozzhayev will begin on December 26.
“A court session in the criminal case against Udaltsov and Razvozzhayev will be held at 11am Moscow time on December 26 behind closed doors,” Udaltsov’s lawyer Violetta Volkova told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
For her part, chief press officer of the Moscow city court Ulyana Solopova told Itar-Tass that “preliminary hearings of the criminal case will be held on December 26 behind closed doors according to the law.”
The criminal case was opened against Udaltsov and Razvozzhayev for masterminding and staging massive disorders in different Russian regions. The case was opened after an inquiry in the materials, which were broadcast in the documentary Anatomy of Protest-2, where Russian oppositionists were shown to meet with Georgian politician Givi Targamadze.
The leader of the Left Front is being kept under house arrest, Razvozzhayev is arrested. They did not plead guilty.