Suspect in May 6 riots to remain under house arrest
MOSCOW, July 2 - RAPSI. The Basmanny District Court in Moscow extended until November 6 the house arrest of Alexandra Dukhanina, 18, who has been accused of taking part in the mass riots in central Moscow.
Mass opposition rallies began in Moscow on May 6, on the eve of President-elect Vladimir Putin’s taking office. Clashes with the police flared up during a march across Moscow, which had been approved by the authorities. Tens of people on both sides were injured. The police detained over 400 protesters. The court has so far placed 13 people in custody for taking part in the rallies. Several have been charged with calls for mass unrest.