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The trial of artist Artem Loskutov for insulting police officers postponed until 5 October

posted 9 Sept 2011, 02:17 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 9 Sept 2011, 02:19 ]

29 August 2011 

Artem Loskutov. Photo by Maya Shelkovnikova,
made available to OIA, by Artem Loskutov. 

Following a nearly three-month break the trial of Artem Loskutov, organizer of youth actions known as “Monstrations”, was scheduled to resume on 29 September 2011 at magistrates court No. 1 of the Central District of Novosibirsk. 

“My lawyer has fallen ill, so the hearing has had to be postponed,” Artem Loskutov told Agora Human Rights Association. “But because of the court's heavy workload, the trial has been postponed until 5 October." [Read more]