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The Russian authorities included this Friday on the listing of terrorists and extremists Sergui Udaltsovchief of the Left Front, arrested final month for “justifying terrorism.”

This info was revealed as we speak within the registry of Rosfinmonitoring, the federal monetary supervision service. According to Russian legal guidelines, banks freeze the funds of individuals included on the listing of terrorists and extremists.

Udaltsov, who prior to now fulfilled I wager 5 to these of crcel for taking part within the largest anti-government protests for the reason that fall of the USSR in May 2012, he’s presently in preventive detention.

The precautionary measure, which is in impact till the fifteenth, was issued final January when the 46-year-old opponent was arrested and later accused of “justifying terrorism.” According to the opponent, the cost in opposition to him It's completely absurd.

“Without a doubt, the persecution against me is related to the presidential elections (March 2024). We support those who oppose Vladimir Putin. “I believe that is likely one of the causes for my arrest,” Udaltsov said upon being detained.

He added that he finds it “unhappy and insulting” that the Russian authorities chase the patriotsinstead of doing it with “swindlers and scoundrels”, some of whom are in power.

Udaltsov, who I supported the Russian war in Ukraine in the pasthad been very critical of the high military commanders of his country for the poor management of the Army, like another imprisoned nationalist, the former officer Gor Guirkin, alias 'Strelkov‘.

“You are idiots and incompetent, you don’t deserve the positions you maintain, you err right here and there. The value is hundreds of human lives,” stated Udaltsov in one in every of his movies, broadcast by the Left Front.