MOSCOW, February 20 (RAPSI) – The Moscow Meshchansky District Court has set the pretrial hearings in the case of town of Voronezh resident Mikhail Kvasov, who stands charged with murder threats to a judge, on February 27, RAPSI reports from the courtroom on Thursday.

According to investigators, Kvasov has threatened to murder the judge of Moscow’s Tverskoy District Court Stanislav Minin.

The defendant does not admit guilt saying he published the incriminating statement in support of rallies and did not imply to threaten the judge.

Earlier, Moscow’s Basmanny District Court had Kvasov to be recommitted to a mental hospital.

A relevant motion was filed by an investigator, who said that in 2007 Kvasov had a medical checkup in the Voronezh psychoneurologic dispensary and was diagnosed with the mixed anxiety-depressive disorder.

In November, 2019, the Basmanny District Court on similar allegations detained Yevgeny Yerzunov, who was earlier arrested at Vnukovo airport when trying to depart for Italy. One more defendant Sergey Polovets was released on travel restrictions.