Ilya Yashin faces up to 10 years in prison in the case of “fakes” about the Russian army. The oppositionist was taken away for interrogation in the Investigative Committee

The municipal deputy of the Krasnoselsky district of Moscow, Ilya Yashin, after the completed search, is taken for interrogation to the UK. This is reported by Interfax with reference to the lawyer Vadim Prokhorov.

“Yashin is charged with paragraph “d” part 2 of Art. 207.3 of the Criminal Code (dissemination of deliberately false information about the use of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation) for speaking live on his YouTube channel on April 7 about what happened in Bucha,” the lawyer said. Punishment under this article provides for up to 10 years in prison.

At the moment, the search is over and Yashin is being taken for interrogation to the Investigative Committee.

Earlier it was reported that the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation opened a criminal case against Yashin. On June 28, the Khamovnichesky District Court of Moscow arrested Yashin for 15 days under the article on "disobedience to the police." Yashin himself stated that the report on him was compiled by police sniper Alexei Mitrofankin, who claims that Yashin "grabbed him by the uniform, dirtyly insulted him and pushed him away with his hands." On the evening of June 27, Yashin was detained in a park in Khamovniki, journalist Irina Babloyan said .

On May 25, Ilya Yashin was fined 30,000 rubles under the article on “discrediting the Russian army” for publishing a 1969 photograph of protests against the Vietnam War. He posted the photo on his Telegram channel on April 7. “'Bombing for peace is like fucking for virginity'. 50 years have passed, but the slogans are still relevant, ”the politician signed the photo. The subpoena in this casecame to Yashin on May 11. In total, four protocols were drawn up against him under the article on “discrediting” the army. On May 13, Yashingot acquainted with the materials of the case in court.

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