Ex-presidential candidate Andrei Sannikov, accused of organizing mass riots in Minsk on December 19, started to get acquainted with his criminal case.
About This was reported Interfax news agency lawyer Sannikov Marina Kovalevsky. To become acquainted with the materials of the case is given to one month.
"Andrew O. feels satisfactory ", — said the lawyer Kovalevskaya.
She also said that the defense had not yet received a response from the investigation on his request for termination of the criminal proceedings against Sannikov and his release.
Andrei Sannikov is accused in parts 1 and 2 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code of Belarus (organization of mass disorders and participation in them). Punishment under this Article provides for up to 15 years in prison.
Similar charges put forward against former candidates Nikolai Statkevich and Dmitri Uss, who are already familiar with his criminal case.