In Russia, blocked the accounts of the headquarters of the opposition Navalny, the Anti-Corruption Fund and its employees

In the Russian Federation, the bank accounts of the Anti-Corruption Fund (FBK), founded by opposition leader Alexei Navalny, and the accounts of its headquarters in the regions were blocked.

This was reported on Twitter by the press secretary of the fund Kira Yarmysh.

According to her, the personal accounts of FBK employees were also blocked, according to which the investigation in the Russian Federation conducted an audit in the case on the legalization of illegal funds.

“By the decision of the Presnensky court, an interim measure in the form of an arrest was imposed on the account of FBK and some employees in the amount of 75 million rubles. This is the amount that is considered “laundered” (not a billion, as the UK writes). The Headquarters account does not appear at all in this matter, it is blocked for nothing! ”Yarmysh said.

According to lawyer Lyubov Sobol, associate of Alexei Navalny, FBK’s accounts are blocked to impede the work of the FBK and prevent the payment of fines for illegally detained protesters.

“The level of political pressure has increased many times. In any case, FBK will continue its work, ”Sable said.

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According to the main investigative department of the Investigative Committee of Russia, at present the investigation of the criminal case is ongoing on the fact of financial transactions with funds known to be acquired by other persons by criminal means (paragraph 4 of article 174 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).

It is alleged that they funded FBK.

“Today, as part of the criminal case, searches are being conducted, including at the place of residence of a number of FBK employees, in the office of the organization itself and in other places. During searches, objects and documents that are relevant to the investigation are seized. A number of FBK employees have been summoned to the IC of Russia for interrogation in a criminal case, ”the report said.

Recall, on July 14, protest rallies began in Moscow on the initiative of opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Demonstrators demand admission of independent candidates to the Moscow City Duma elections.

On July 27, at a large rally in Moscow, police detained more than a thousand people, using batons to disperse protesters.

The authorities of the Russian Federation organized repressions against independent candidates and representatives of the opposition themselves, conducting nightly searches at home.

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