The leader of the “Christian state” left under arrest until December 23

Moscow. 22 Nov. INTERFAX – the Khamovnichesky court of Moscow extended the term of detention of the leader of the “Christian state” to Alexander Kalinin, the defendant in forcing movie theaters to reject the movie “Matilda”, reported “Interfax” a press-the court Secretary Olga Mouser.

“At the request of the investigator court against Kalinin extended the measure of restraint until 23 December included,” she said.

During the meeting the investigator said the lack of grounds to mitigate the defendant of a preventive measure. He noted that, being outside of the prison, A. Kalinin may continue to engage in criminal activities or try to hide from the investigation and trial.

Kalinin was arrested on 23 September in the framework of the criminal case involving the forced film distributors to opt-out of the film “Matilda” directed by Alexei Uchitel. On the same day Tagansky court sanctioned his arrest until November 22.

A. Kalinin charged under article 179 of the criminal code (coercion to commit the transaction or reject the transaction). His guilt he does not recognize, but does not deny that religious beliefs were sent to movie theaters threatening letters.

On 12 October it became known about excitation against Kalinin one more criminal case – under article 282 (inciting hatred or hostility, and humiliation of human dignity) that is associated with the Internet video insulting Muslims.