Two of the prisoners during the riots in Hamburg, the Russians face up to 10 years in prison

Two citizens of Russia who were arrested during the riots in Hamburg during the summit G20, could face from six months to 10 years of imprisonment, official spokesman for the Hamburg Prosecutor Nana Frombach in comments to Deutsche Welle.

The final decision in respect of the arrested will take the court after the investigation is complete and formal charges.

Now two Russians are in custody. Law enforcement authorities suspect them of causing grievous bodily harm and resisting police – Russians threw bottles at the police.

Total during the riots in Hamburg were arrested six Russian citizens, four were released soon.

Only in the detention center of Hamburg is 51 people. Most of them are German citizens. In addition, there are inhabitants of Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, France, Switzerland and Austria. Law enforcement authorities accuse them of violating public order, causing bodily harm and resisting police.

The G20 summit in Hamburg was accompanied by protests. Security was provided by about 20 thousand policemen. Protest Welcome to Hell, which lasted from 6 July, organized by anti-globalists. Radical protesters pelted police with bottles, smoke bombs and other objects. In response, the police used water cannons and pepper gas.

Later, the protests in Hamburg escalated into clashes with police and looting. The Minister of justice of Germany Heiko Wt condemned the demonstrators who used violence. He demanded a criminal punishment.

According to the newspaper Hamburger Abendblatt, the police arrested 465 protesters.




Two of the prisoners during the riots in Hamburg, the Russians face up to 10 years in prison 12.07.2017

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