In Sevastopol, another “uncontrollable” city dweller was sentenced for calling for extremism
A sentence has been passed against a resident of Sevastopol who called for extremist activities on the Internet.
Having agreed with the position of the state prosecutor of the prosecutor’s office of the Nakhimovsky district of Sevastopol, the court issued a guilty verdict in a criminal case against a local resident born in 1987. He was found guilty under Part 2 of Art. 280 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (public calls for extremist activities committed using the Internet). It was established that in March 2021, a man, under a publication in one of the communities on the social network VKontakte, posted a public comment containing a call for violent actions against a group of people based on origin and nationality (immigrants from the Caucasus and South Asian regions),” noted the press service of the Sevastopol prosecutor’s office.
Employees of the Federal Security Service of Russia for the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol identified this fact and opened a criminal case. The Nakhimovsky District Court of Sevastopol, taking into account the opinion of the state prosecutor, sentenced the perpetrator to one year of suspended imprisonment with a probationary period of one year. In addition, according to the court verdict, the man was deprived of the right to engage in activities related to the administration of sites and channels, including on the Internet, as well as the creation of accounts on social networks for two years.