In the case of Alekseyev and Akhumyan defense witnesses testified. Two of the witnesses are former work colleagues and the mother of one of the defendants. They describe the defendants in a positive way. Also during the hearing the report of detective of 15 Department of
Operational Investigative Unit (оперативно-розыскная часть) of the Ministry of the interior for St. Petersburg and Leningrad on the detention of Alexeyev were read out. Also written explanations of the questions related to the listening audio CDs were read out.
During the court hearing, the Vasileostrovsky district court was evacuated again, the police check lasted an hour and a half.