Date of incident: March 17, 2022
Type of violation: arrest.
Institution: Kazan Federal University.
Summary: Kazan activists have not received approval for a mass picket in support of Andrei Boyarshinov, who has been in jail for almost a year. The Executive Committee of Kazan did not approve the purpose of the action, considering it ambiguous and inconsistent with the law. Andrey Boyarshinov is a candidate of biological sciences and a former activist of the Navalny Headquarters in Kazan, who was detained in March 2022 under an article about calls for terrorist activities. He faces up to seven years in prison.
September 20, 2023 is the next hearing in the case. Information about the trial in Samara on the telegram channel Freedom to Andrey Boyarshinov.
Update September 20, 2023: A hearing has taken place. As the telegram channel Svoboda reports to Andrey Boyarshinov, the court interrogated witnesses. The court extended Boyarshinov’s detention in the pre-trial detention center until December 27. The telegram channel does not report the date of the next court hearing.