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Maxim was arrested 29th of August 2010, as a prominent anti-fascist and social activist after a demonstration of anarchists and antifascists 28th of July in city of Khimki against outrages, connected with of construction of Moscow-St. Petersburg highway. One day after him, Alexey Gaskarov was arrested as well.
He spent two months in jail and was sentenced for "hooliganism" (statute 213, paragraph 2 of Russian criminal codex) for two years suspended sentence, with a probation period of two years.
You may read more in detail about Khimki hostages from section http://www.avtonom.org/en/khimki of our website.
Also check special website of the campaign http://khimkibattle.org/?lang=en