Russian opposition activist Yulia Galyamina given 30 days of administrative arrest
MOSCOW. March 5 (Interfax) - The Savyolovsky District Court of Moscow has sentenced Yulia Galyamina, an opposition activist and a former municipal deputy of the Timiryazevsky district of Moscow, to 30 days of administrative arrest for a repeated violation of the rules for holding an unauthorized demonstration, Galyamina's lawyer Maria Eismont said.
"Yulia has been given 30 days [of administrative arrest]. It is the maximum penalty for this offense," Eismont told Interfax on Saturday.
It is still unknown where Galyamina will serve her administrative arrest term, the lawyer said.
As reported, the Moscow police detained Galyamina on Friday and drew up an administrative report against her under Part 8 of Article 20.2 of the Russian Code of Administrative Offenses (repeated violation of the rules for holding an unauthorized demonstration). The article carries a penalty of up to 30 days of administrative arrest.