Anti-cathedral protesters arrested in Yekaterinburg charged with hooliganism as two are jailed

Police have filed charges against 29 individuals who participated in protests against the planned construction of a new cathedral in Yekaterinburg. According to Yekaterinburg Online, 26 people were charged with small-time hooliganism, which is punishable by a fine or up to 15 days in jail. Three more people face charges of violating traffic laws and may receive fines of up to 500 rubles (about $8.00).