Opposition activist Alexei Gaskarov, convicted to 3.5 years in prison on charges of mass riots on Bolotnaya square on 6 may 2012, can be released from a correctional facility in Tula region on October 27, according to “Interfax” and RIA “Novosti” with reference to its isotonic in the management of the Federal penitentiary service and law enforcement agencies.
This information on Twitter confirmed head of human rights organisation “Agora” Pavel Chikov. In accordance with the regulations, Gaskarov leaves the correctional facility at 11:00 local time. He is serving his term in the penal colony N6 in Novomoskovsk district of Tula region.
In June 2016 the Novomoskovsk city court of the Tula region refused Gaskarov in parole, citing one outstanding submission that Gaskarov received in March.
The wife of the convicted Anna Karpova has told that against PAROLE were in prison and the Prosecutor’s office. According to her, Gaskarov received a reprimand a month after the administration of the colony learned of his intention to apply for PAROLE. The judge also referred to foreclosure that an anti-fascist got in jail during the investigation.
The same court in the Tula region has already refused Gaskarov in PAROLE in June 2015, despite the positive characteristics. The court motivated the decision with that the opposition has an outstanding collection from August 2014, when he was in a Moscow prison.
Gaskarov was detained on 28 April 2013. He was accused of participation in mass riots and violence against police. 18 Aug 2014 he was sentenced to three years and six months imprisonment.