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Photo: Celebrity stylist Sergey Zverev goes to court for defending his hometown on Lake Baikal from a bottled water factory
5:18 pm, May 13, 2019
On May 13, a Moscow court
the celebrity stylist and singer Sergey Zverev after he picketed alone on Red Square. Zverev was
for violating protest regulations. In early March, Zverev stood by the
to protest the construction of a water bottling plant on Lake Baikal. The facility was to be built in the village of Kultuk, where Zverev
. Shortly after the stylist’s picket, a court
brought the plant’s construction to a halt due in part to Baikal locals’ objections to the fact that the factory would be Chinese-owned.
Mikhail Biryukov /
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