Why I wrote then and why am I collecting my notes here?
Category: Bolotnaya Square Case
During the six years of my work in the Bolotnaya case, I have been a journalist, activist and lawyer in court. In the first article, I will try to explain in more detail why I decided to collect all my texts about this story here.
Details about Bolotnaya I. Secret plan
How the risk of collisions was created at the stage of coordinating the procession with the authorities
Details about Bolotnaya II. “Where are we sitting?”
According to the authorities and the court, the riots were provoked by a “sit-in” by the leaders of the protest. What caused it and could it interfere with the normal continuation of the rally?
Details about Bolotnaya III. Who broke through and where?
The authorities argued that the reason for the forceful action of the police was the breakthrough of the demonstrators to the Kremlin. Is it really?
Details about Bolotnaya IV. Clashes and violence
Was violence used in Bolotnaya Square and by whom? What was the police’s true plan?
More about Bolotnaya V. How much does Bolotnaya business cost?
Twenty-eight million – this is how much the investigation estimated the damage caused by the demonstrators to Moscow on May 6, 2012. Where did this figure come from and where did this money actually go?