Maxim Luzyanin

Born in 1976, businessman. Sentenced to 4 years and 6 months in jail.

Luzyanin was arrested on May 28th and is kept at the No1 pretrial detention prison. He was accused of participating in the mass riots (paragraph 2, article 212 of the Russian Criminal Code) and of allegedly using force against a representative of authority (paragraph 1, article 318 of the Russian Criminal Code). He is also accused of causing injuries to Special Unit policemen, the most severe of which was, apparently, tooth enamel damage. Luzyanin pleaded guilty of all the charges and agreed to a special court procedure that allows to not prove guilt. The verdict was returned the same day, November 9.