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Another Suspect Snared Over Anti-Kremlin Bolotnaya Protests

Nearly 30 people have been detained in connection with the case.

Moscow's Basmanny Court on Wednesday issued a fresh arrest warrant in the ongoing criminal probe into clashes between anti-Kremlin protesters and police in central Moscow's Bolotnaya Square on May 6, 2012..

Investigators had asked the court to order the detention of suspect Dmitry Ishevsky until July 27 based on the concern that "he could put pressure on the witnesses or flee from investigators," the Investigative Committee's press service said, as reported by Interfax.

Ishevsky is suspected of having used force against police, and investigators say they have video evidence of this in their possession, Interfax reported.

Nearly 30 people have been detained in connection with the case, though 11 were granted amnesty last year.

On Monday, a 24-year-old suspect in the case was detained in St. Petersburg for allegedly having thrown a bottle at a police officer during the protests against the re-election of President Vladimir Putin.

See also:

Young Activist Shocked by Riot Charges 2 Years After Bolotnaya

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