The first named came under the decriminalization of Russian extremist

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In Ekaterinburg have closed the criminal case on extremist positions in social networks, posted by the leader of the neo-pagan society, “Bury the hedgehog Fame” Vladimir, Manuilenko. This was reported RIA Novosti his lawyer Alexei Bashmakov.

“The court also ruled to return Manuilenko seized during a search of the system blocks, flash cards, mobile phones, camera, disks, diskettes, papers, books, brochures, calendars,” said Bashmakov.

According to the lawyer, the Ural neo-pagans was the first who were affected by the partial decriminalization of criminal article about extremism (article 282 of the criminal code).

Protection Manuilenko acknowledges that in his remarks has “a certain sharpness,” but the public danger in them. The defendant stated that he does not consider himself a political or religious leader and conducting pagan rites only to those who voluntarily turns to him.

According to the position of the investigation, Uralets his publications incited ethnic hatred.

28 December 2018, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a proposed in the state Duma the law requiring criminal prosecution for extremism will be only those who for years have been brought for the same offence to administrative responsibility.

Introduction of changes in force implies the elimination of those already sentenced and termination of investigation of the initiated cases.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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