Date of incident: September 21, 2022
Types of violations: dismissal, criminal case for “discrediting the Russian army” and repeated violation of the “rally” legislation.
Institution: Ivanovo Medical Academy.
Summary: On February 26, 2022, PhD Olga Nazarenko was detained in Ivanovo along with other activists. On February 27, Olga held a solo picket, but 30 minutes later she was detained by the police. In total, about 8 protocols were drawn up for her.
On July 14, the Leninsky District Court issued a fine of 150,000 rubles for violating the rules for organizing a picket under the article of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation “Violation of the established procedure for organizing or holding a meeting, rally, demonstration, procession or picketing.”
Details: On September 21, the police opened a criminal case against Olga Nazarenko for “discrediting the army.” Searches were carried out in her apartment and at her workplace at the Department of Pharmacology of the Ivanovo Medical Academy, where she worked as an assistant professor.
On October 25, Olga was suspended from teaching without pay. She was also charged with repeated discrediting, the preventive measure was a written undertaking not to leave the place.
On August 22, 2023, Olga Nazarenko was detained in the courtroom after a hearing in a criminal case on discrediting the Russian army (Part 1, Article 280.3 of the Criminal Code) and on repeated violation of the “rally” legislation (Article 212.2 of the Criminal Code). About this she reported to OVD-Info.