In Russia court postponed consideration of Memedeminov's case on the merits
The North Caucasian district military court in Russia's Rostov-na-Donu postponed its first hearing of the case on the merits of the Crimean Tatar blogger Nariman Memediminov, as Memedemin's lawyer Edem Semedliaev told it, according to Krym.Realii. The lawyer said, the hearing was scheduled to be held on the eve, but Memediminov was not transferred from the pre-trial detention center in Simferopol to Rostov-na-Donu. "At present, there is no report where is his place of stay. No report as well to what date they postponed the sitting of the court. We are expecting for call of the clerk of the court, " Semedliaev added. IMI informed, on May 29, 2019, the North Caucasus district military court in Russia's Rostov-na-Donu ruled to start hearing the Nariman Memediminov’s case on the merits on June 10th. On May 7, 2019, the Kremlin controlled by the Supreme Court of Crimea extended a preventive measure until June 15 for activist and blogger Nariman Memediminov. On March 22, 2018, in Simferopol Russian law enforcement officers detained the Crimean civic journalist Nariman Memediminov. On March 23, the court issued an order to arrest Memedeminov. The detainee has been charged under the part 2 of Art. 205 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation ("Public appeals to terrorist activities committed by means of the Internet"). On March 23, 2018 the Crimean public prosecutor's office (Ukraine) instituted criminal proceedings against activity of Russian prosecution against Nariman Memedeminov, based on the part 2 of Art.146 ("Illegal deprivation of liberty or theft of a person"), part 2 of Art. 162 ("Violation of inviolability of housing") of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
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