At the end of the meeting, Vasilyeva told reporters that she was innocent and explained her position.

“The fact that I came to the rally does not mean at all that I urged people not to observe security measures.

Moreover, I have already received an administrative penalty for participating in the rally, ”said Vasilyeva.

She also responded to criticism of Alexei Navalny's supporters and condemned the flight of FBK leaders **

“Leaving the country is the easiest thing.

And staying and helping people is my most important task, ”said Vasilyeva.

Earlier, the prosecution asked the court to appoint Vasilyeva a punishment in the form of restriction of freedom for a period of 1 year and 8 months.

The verdict will be announced on October 14 at 9.00 am Moscow time.

In September, the lawyer of the head of the trade union "Alliance of Doctors" * Vasilyeva announced her arrest.

"Alliance of Doctors" is included in the register of NPOs performing the functions of a foreign agent by the decision of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation dated 03.03.2021.

** The Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) is an organization recognized as extremist, its activities are prohibited in Russia by the decision of the Moscow City Court of 06/09/2021.

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