Nikita Zolotarev

Date of birth: 12.05.2004

Date of Detention: 11.08.2020

Accused: Part 1 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code - Organization of mass disorders;
Article 364 of the Criminal Code - Violence or threats of violence against a law enforcement officer;
Article 295 of the Criminal Code - Illegal actions regarding firearms, ammunition, and explosives.

Verdict: 4 years and 6 months of imprisonment in a prison under strict conditions.

Days behind bars: 1438

Nikita was a minor at the time of his arrest. He claimed to have been subjected to torture and beatings in the detention center, and he was regularly placed in solitary confinement in the correctional colony. Nikita suffers from epilepsy.
He is recognized as a political prisoner by the human rights center.