MOSCOW, May 19 (RAPSI) – A prosecutor demanded 6 years behind bars for the leader of the movement For New Socialism Nikolay Platoshkin charged with aiding and abetting mass riots and distribution of misleading information, RAPSI was told on Wednesday in the Gagarinsky District Court of Moscow.

The defendant is under house arrest now.

Platoshkin is a Russian diplomat, political analyst and historian, head of diplomacy and international affairs department of the Moscow Humanitarian University, leader of the movement For New Socialism.