Petty-bourgeois court of Moscow on 10 October in absentia issued a warrant for the arrest of opposition leader Vyacheslav Maltsev, who is accused of extremism and summer left Russia, reports RIA “Novosti” with reference to the press-Secretary of the court Yulia Bocharova.
This decision the court satisfied the petition of a consequence about correspondence of the measure of restraint in form of detention.
The period of detention is two months from the date of transfer Maltsev Russian law enforcement bodies. However, at the moment Maltsev is outside Russia and declared in the international search. Now, the investigation will ask for his extradition.
Maltsev was charged in absentia under article “Public calls to extremist activities”. The maximum punishment under this article is four years of imprisonment.
That Maltsev left Russia, it was reported on 4 July. How, then, said the press Secretary of the movement “Russian March” Denis Romanov, the opposition has learned that on criminal case about extremism and it’s going to be arrested. Where it went Maltsev has not yet been reported.
At the beginning of June in the suburban house Maltsev was searched, and in April, opposition leader detained at his home in Saratov, broke down the door. As a result, the policy after the arrest had a heart attack, that did not prevent the police put him on a stretcher and transported to Moscow.
On 14 April, the Tver court of Moscow arrested Maltsev for 15 days for disobedience to the lawful order of a police officer during an anti-corruption rally in Moscow , “we won’t Dimon” on March 26. On April 28 he was released.
Vyacheslav Maltsev was several times elected the Deputy of the Saratov regional Duma in 2016 was a candidate in deputies of the state Duma from party PARNAS. It leads to the YouTube political channel “Barrage”.