05 February 2024, 17:10

Six-year-old comment gives rise to criminal case against Krasnodar resident

A criminal case has been opened against a resident of Krasnodar for his comment in a social network that he placed back in 2018 about the murder of Alexander Zakharchenko, the then head of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR).

Now, a criminal case has been opened against the 59-year-old man for justifying terrorism; and he faces five to seven years of freedom deprivation. The reason was in his comment posted in the "VKontakte" social network about Zakharchenko's murder, the ASTRA Telegram channel has informed.

Alexander Zakharchenko perished on August 31, 2018, as a result of an explosion in a café in Donetsk. His bodyguard was also killed, and 12 other people were wounded. The DPR authorities treated the murder of Zakharchenko as a terror act, the RBC writes.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on February 4, 2024 at 08:52 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Source: Caucasian Knot

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