Two defendants in the

the European court of human rights found a violation of the right of persons involved in “marsh business” Alexey Gaskarov and Ilya Guschin for participation in mass events, and ordered Russia to pay 10,000 euros, said the court.

Gaskarov and Gushchin was convicted for participating in “mass riots” in 2012 on Bolotnaya square in Moscow for 3.5 and 2.5 years of imprisonment. The ECtHR also ordered Russia to pay Gaskarov 8 thousand euros as compensation of legal costs.