The Oktyabrsky district court of Arkhangelsk reviewed and dismissed the case of activist Anatoly Byzov, who had previously been found guilty and appointed 80 hours of mandatory work for participation in conflicts at railway station Shies, where it is planned to build a landfill. The judge dismissed the case for the lack of evidence. Lawyer Alexei Kuroptev told "7x7" about it on August 5.
Police officers detained Anatoly Byzov on June 25 at the termless protest in Arkhangelsk. In the protocol they wrote that Byzov violated Article 20.2.2 of the Code of administrative offences, concerning violation of public order. Policemen insisted that Byzov had participated in conflicts at the railway station of Shies on May 10. The activist claimed that on that day he was at the termless protest in Arkhangelsk, a few hundred kilometers from Shies. Then the Oktyabrsky district court accepted the protocol of the police and appointed Byzov 80 hours of mandatory work.
The Oktyabrsky district court reviewed its own decision after the Arkhangelsk regional court had granted the appeal of Byzov and sent the case to a new trial.
In December 2018, opponents of the construction of the landfill for Moscow in Arkhangelsk oblast organized a camp named «eco-watch» at the railway station of Shies. Residents of the camp are trying to prevent the construction of the landfill, which is believed to be illegal.
Termless protest is the form of protest, which was announced by residents of Arkhangelsk after an unauthorized action on April 7, when thousands of citizens came out to protest against landfill construction in the region.