On the 15th of October the Moscow region court canceled the decision to prolong the detention of Aleksei Gaskarov and sent the case to the Khimki city court to be re-examined by the 27th of October. Aleksei will remain in prison during this delay.
On the 8th of October the Moscow region court made a similar decision in relation to the second remand term in the Maxim Solopov case. His case will be re-examined by the Khimki city court tomorrow, the 18th of October. He remains in prison.
It should be noted that once a decision to prolong detention has been put up for re-examination the people involved should be set free. Therefore, the fact that Aleksei and Maxim are still imprisoned is a violation of the law.
I find myself in a former police van with football fans, punk-rock and political discussions about the upcoming elections in Austria. Мy friend and I hadn’t gotten seats in the fan bus and guys agreed to give us a ride in the ex cop wagon. We drive through the towns and villages of Saxony to...