Unpleasant story happened to one photographer in Kemerovo, had the imprudence to go unsanctioned protest action by the politician Alexey Navalny. The young man attended a local picket on 28 January and was detained. At first. But his presence did not go unnoticed, and a few days later had to explain to police.
photo: Evgeny Semenov
In Kemerovo detained the photographer Alexander Balashov, who took part in the protest in the so-called strike of the voters. As reported by the headquarters of Navalny in the social network, on the eve of Balashov called and made a booking for a photo session in the format of a love story – portraits of couples.
“Suspecting nothing, he arrived at the appointed place and time, but instead of a pair of lovers were expecting a couple of police officers — very passionate in his work”, – stated in the message.
In the end, the photographer was found guilty under articles 20.2 of the administrative code (violation of the rules of the meeting) and 19.3 of the administrative code (disobedience to demands of police). The punishment he chose 25 hours of compulsory work. Currently, the young man on the loose.
The Balashov after the action on the 28th reported on his page on the social network that his fellow photographer for the shares was less fortunate. A young man named Gleb, who, according to the activist, “peacefully covered the event”, was detained and sent to paddy: “the Throw was inaccurate, slightly hit his head in the door”.
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