Politician Ilya Yashin was detained while walking in a park in Moscow. This was reported by journalist Irina Babloyan in her Telegram channel.
“Walked with my friend Ilya Yashin in the park, in Khamovniki. The police came up and took Ilya away. It’s not clear where, ”she wrote, posting a photo in which the politician was being detained.
Then Babloyan clarified that Yashin was expected at the Khamovniki police station. The journalist stayed there to wait for lawyer Vadim Prokhorov.
On May 25, 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 for the politician under the article on “discrediting” the army. On May 13, Yashingot acquainted with the materials of the case in court.