Fyodor Bakhov

Born in 1981. Chemist. Сurrently under travel restrictions (as of October 2013).

Arrested on June 10. Bakhov is being accused of participating in mass riots (paragraph 2, article 212 of the Russian Criminal Code) and he is facing up to eight years in prison. Following the advice of the court-appointed lawyer he wrote a letter of confession. As a result he was immediately detained for two months. Bakhov rapidly denounced his previous confession after seeing a lawyer hired by human rights organizations. He spent five months in the pretrial detention prison and was released on November 6 under travel restrictions. He has not as yet been cleared of the charges.