MOSCOW, June 2 (RAPSI) – The Pervomaisky District Court of Krasnodar on Wednesday ordered detention of Andrey Pivovarov, a former director of Otkrytaya Rossia (OR), an organization registered in Great Britain and recognized in Russia as undesirable, until July 31, the press service of the Krasnodar Krai’s Court reports.

He is suspected of running a foreign organization declared undesirable in the Russian Federation

According to investigators, in August 2020, Pivovarov being a member of the foreign NGO labeled as undesirable put out in the open agitation information in support of the organization. However, the man has been repeatedly brought to administrative liability for engagement in the activity of the organization declared undesirable in the Russian Federation.

Pivovarov was arrested by law enforcement when attempting to escape from investigators abroad on May 31.