MOSCOW, August 16 (RAPSI) – Moscow’s Preobrazhensky District Court on Monday sentenced Kira Yarmysh, the spokesperson of a foundation founded by Alexey Navalny, to 1.5 years of restriction of liberty for breaching sanitary norms at an illegal rally held in January, the court’s press service told RAPSI.

According to the ruling, Yarmysh is banned from changing her permanent place of living without notifying authorized bodies, attending mass events and participating in them, leaving Moscow and Moscow Region without pernmission.

According to the Interior Ministry, coronavirus-positive persons ordered to isolation were identified among the rally participants. A criminal case over violation of sanitary and epidemiological rules was opened over this fact.