Russian Opposition Leader Charged With Conspiracy to Organize Mass Riots

Sergey Udaltsov denies the charges


Russian investigators have officially charged Sergey Udaltsov, one of the main leaders of street opposition, with a conspiracy to organize mass riots in Russia. The activist denies all the charges.

Udaltsov remains under a travel ban, but out of custody, said the spokesman for Russia's top law enforcement agency – the Central Investigative Committee.

At the same time, two of Udaltsov's alleged accomplices in the mass riots case remain under arrest. The charges carry a potential 10-year sentence.