23 Sep 2017 17:58

Corrected - Moscow court arrests Christian State leader Kalinin until Nov 22 over coercing of film distributors into not screening "Matilda"

(Correction to news item issued Sept 23 at 5.48 p.m. - first paragraph, from "Alexander Uchitel" to "Alexei Uchitel")

MOSCOW. Sept 23 (Interfax) - The Tagansky court of Moscow has sanctioned the arrest of the leader of Christian State - Holy Rus, Alexander Kalinin, as part of an inquiry into coercing of movie chain owners into not screening Alexei Uchitel's film "Matilda."

"At the request of the investigator, Kalinin has been remanded in custody until November 22," a court spokesperson told Interfax.