CASE #86
09 / 08 / 2020
  • Special Purpose Police Unit OMON
Type of violation
  • Use of excessive force
  • Use of stun grenades (close proximity)
International classification of violations
  • Right to equality/freedom from discrimination
  • Right to freedom of peaceful assembly
  • Right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion

Time: evening

Place/Location: Scene 1: crossroads Bogdanovicha street and Storozhovskaya. Scenes 2-4: Bogdanovicha street 1-11

Identity of the victim(s): we do not see victims in the video, only overview of the situation.

Identity of the perpetrator(s): military forces in black uniform.

Scene 1: Police Patrol Service cars blocked the street, passing-by protesters give them high fives.

Scene 2: Special forces in black uniforms equipped with shields marched towards protesters. White and black cars moved ahead of the forces. Two officers are talking pointing to the left.

Scene 3: Captured usage of water cannons to disperse the demonstrators, who fled and hid between nearby cars (we can see a black Audi car with the registration number 8898 CM-7 in front).

Scene 4: Protesters walked along Bogdanovicha street towards the intersection of Kupaly and Starazhovskaya streets when a flash-bang grenade exploded. No casualties in the area of video observation.

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