The Sergiev Posad City Court of the Moscow Region sentenced Kurier trade union leader Kirill Ukraintsev to one year and four months. imprisonment in a colony-settlement. But he was released in the courtroom, due to the fact that he served time in a pre-trial detention center (a day in a pre-trial detention center is counted as 2 days in a colony-settlement). This was reported by the head of the "Agora" Pavel Chikov.
Ukraintsev was accused under the so-called "Dadinskaya" article 212.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (repeated violation of the established procedure for organizing or holding a public event) because of four posts about protests. The prosecutor asked for him a year and a half in a colony-settlement.
Ukraintsev was detained on April 26, 2022. The detention was preceded by a search in his apartment. As reported by the human rights project Apologia, he was charged with publications on the Internet that called for couriers to go out to protest because of the violation of their labor rights. Kommersant wrote that this was a post on Vkontakte, in which Ukraintsev called on couriers to attend a mass event on October 30, 2020. On this day, Delivery Club couriers staged a rally in Moscow, protesting against the fines. According to investigators, Ukrainians was its organizer.
Another reason for the criminal case against Ukraintsev was the rally of taxi drivers allegedly organized by him in Sergiev Posad, the Kurier trade union reported .