Telegram channel “Comrade Major” published the personal data of those detained during the protests in Moscow on July 27 and August 3. According to Mediazone, the network turned out to be information from more than three thousand people, including journalists of various publications, including MBH Media, Rain, and others.
The authors of the Telegram channel called the file “the base of Navalny’s supporters.” It contains passport data, telephones and addresses. As noted in “Mediazone”, one of the journalists of Ura.ru contacted their correspondent at the specified phone number.
The file contains personal information of independent candidates for elections to the Moscow City Duma (Lyubov Sobol, Konstantin Yankauskas, Ivan Zhdanov), citizens arrested in the riot case (Samariddin Rajabov, Ivan Podkopaev, Alexey Menyailo) and many others.
Unregistered candidate for elections to the Moscow City Duma Dmitry Gudkov indicated that the Interior Ministry was probably the source of the leak.
On July 27 and August 3, uncoordinated actions were held in Moscow in support of independent candidates for elections to the Moscow City Duma and fair elections. During the events, hundreds of people were detained.
After the rally on July 27, the UK instituted criminal proceedings on charges of rioting (article 212 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). Police arrested ten people. Nine were sentenced to two months of arrest.