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Cases on extremist reposted in Russia began to stop for insignificance. This was told “Interfax” the head of the human rights group “Agora” Pavel Chikov.
“Before, it was impossible to imagine that, as the logic of the presentation”, — he said. In the example Chikov gave the judgment of the investigator Krasnoyarsk, suddenly terminated the case on the placement of banned material on social networks.
In justification of such decision, the employee wrote that the “defendant had 166 friends however, no one in the audience placed on them, the images did not put a mark “like” (not “liked”), that is, these images did not cause any reaction.”
The investigator also noted that the defendant placed and census on the Internet a total of about four thousand different images and only a few of them are among the forbidden. While extremist picture, he only borrowed from other sites and leave comments on them.
Earlier, on 3 October, Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Duma introduced a bill on partial decriminalization of article 282 of the criminal code, according to which for the public expression of extremist views that do not contain a serious threat, it is proposed first to punish by administrative order. First, as expected, this applies to reposts in social networks.
The impending decriminalization will become the basis for revision of Affairs about extremism on the Internet, and the Prosecutor’s office has already taken all the appropriate investigation on special control.
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