Vladimir Tyurin interrogated over plotting mass riots in Russia

The Central Investigations Directorate of the Russia’s Investigative Committee as part of criminal investigation against Sergey Udaltsov, Leonid Razvozzhayev, Konstantin Lebedev and other persons over preparations to organize mass riots in Russia has interrogated Vladimir Tyurin as a witness.

The motive for interrogation was a video at the disposal of investigators showing Razvozzhayev, making reference to being acquainted with Tyurin, says about a chance to seize a railway branch line in the Irkutsk Region and using criminal forces to seize power in the region.

During the interrogation Tyurin said to investigators that he was not personally acquainted with Razvozzhayev, Udaltsov, Lebedev or Targamadze, had never met or talked to them. He also complained that thought mentioning his name in the film slander.