26 October 2023, 19:49

Woman from Krasnodar fined for "Like" in the messenger

The court has sentenced a resident of Krasnodar to a fine, considering her "Like" put to a photo with the flag of Ukraine in the "WhatsApp"* group as discrediting Russian militaries.

The Leninsky District Court of Krasnodar has fined Ksenia Shevchik by 30,000 roubles, the "Kavkaz.Realii"** project has reported. She has admitted guilt in her explanation.

The judge has concluded that by liking the photo, Shevchik "had called for preventing the use of the Russian Armed Forces in order to protect the interests of the Russian Federation and its citizens, and maintain international peace and security."

*On March 21, 2022, the Tverskoi Court of Moscow banned the activities in Russia of the Meta Company, owning the Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, in connection with extremist activities.

**Included by the Russian Ministry of Justice (MoJ) into the register of foreign agents.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on October 25, 2023 at 07:32 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Source: Caucasian Knot

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