Detained Russian opposition leader Yevgeny Roizman
Yevgeny Roizman, former mayor of Yekaterinburg, detained. Searches are being carried out at his home and in the office of the Roizman Foundation.
Evgeny Roizman is charged with article 280.3 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation ‘Public dissemination of knowingly false information about the armed forces’ because of his publications on Yotube.
Evgeny Roizman, former mayor of Yekaterinburg. His ‘Roizman Foundation’ was dedicated to helping drug addicts and helping those in need. In 2018, Roizman ran for governor of the Sverdlovsk region, but was removed from the election for spurious reasons. Evgeny Roizman adheres to liberal views. He repeatedly condemned Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.