The opponent’s lawyers condemned in a press release on Wednesday that “certain documents are classified as’confidential’ closed-door trials.”
The Russian judge appointed Wednesday, June 9th as “extremist” The organization of imprisoned opponent Alexei Navalny, this measure allows them to liquidate and strengthen the suppression of his supporters on the eve of the legislative elections in September.
“It is recognized that these organizations not only voluntarily disseminate information and incite hatred and hostility towards power representatives, but also commit extremist crimes and crimes.”Prosecutor Alexei Jafiyarov told reporters after the decision was announced.
The judgment specifically targets the Anti-Corruption Fund (FBK), which is known for conducting thorough investigations into the lifestyle and corruption of Russian elites, and the Navalny regional office, which is responsible for organizing demonstrations and elections. activity.
According to the lawyers of the Komanda 29 team, starting in the morning, Wednesday’s hearing lasted more than 12 hours. The team specially defended FBK and announced its intention to appeal the decision.Mr. Navalny’s lawyer condemned in a statement “Closed trial for submitting certain documents “secret“ ». “At the last hearing, all defense requests were rejected and sufficient evidence of guilt was not provided.”, They estimate.The prosecutor welcomes the verdict “Legal and reasonable”.
“We will manage, we will develop, we will adapt. But we will not shrink from our goals and ideas. This is our country, we have nothing else”After the verdict was announced, Alexei Navalny reacted on his Instagram account.