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MOSCOW, January 16. /ITAR-TASS/. Zamoskvoretsky court in Moscow amnestied defendant in the criminal case over massive disorder on Bolotnaya Square in the Russian capital in May 2012 Dmitry Altaichinov , Itar-Tass reported from the courtroom on Thursday.
“After litigating parties produced their arguments and taking into account the fact that Article 212 of Russia’s penal code comes under the effect of amnesty the court ruled to apply an act of amnesty to Altaichinov,” Judge Olga Susina read out the court verdict.
Altaichinov’s lawyer Sergey Titerin has earlier filed an appeal to relieve his client from criminal responsibility. The public prosecutor did not object to this lawyer’s appeal.