4 years of imprisonment for likes and shares of information about Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

Yekaterina Vologzheninova from Russia accused of an “accessory to terrorism” for likes and reposts of materials about Ukraine, Current Time reports
21:00, 16 October 2015

Yekaterina Vologzheninova, 46-year old single mother from Yekaterinburg, Russian Federation posted on her profile at social networking sites information regarding events in Ukraine. Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation determined such activity as "extremist", Ukrinform.

About that reported Current Time.

Russian security officials under pretence of cable repairing broke into woman’s apartment with search and recovered her PC, tablet and mobile phone. Also, they blocked all of her bank accounts and credit cards in order to prohibit the allegedly financing of terroristic organizations, Vologzheninova told.

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Moreover, before the trial she was included to a list of “terrorist supporters” on the mail page of the Russian Federal Fiscal Control Service’s website.

Reporters of “Current time” received commentary only from prosecutor’s office. They were told that the authors of materials, which woman has “liked” and “shared” via social media, recognized as extremist, therefore, for the solidarity with such opinions she faces imprisonment for 4 years.

“Information duplexing and publication of links on these materials itself amount to a crime. According to that, the woman was taken to criminal responsibility,” the chief assistant prosecutor of Sverdlovsk region Marina Kanatova told.

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