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The main investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia (TFR) opened a criminal case against blogger Alexei Navalny for libel, said “the Tape.ru” the official representative of the Moscow dome RCDS Julia Ivanova.
Navalny is suspected of slander in the address of veterans of the great Patriotic war of Ignat Artemenko. In one of the clips, the veteran expressed its position regarding the amendments to the Constitution, and Bulk, according to the investigation, have placed in their accounts in social networks this video and published them along with a review containing false information discrediting the honor and dignity Artemenko.
“As believes a consequence, Bulk thus pursued the aim of spreading slander among a wide range of people”, — concluded in the TFR.
The sanction of part 2 of article 128 of the criminal code of Russia, according to which, a criminal case, provides for a penalty of a fine in the amount up to one million rubles or wage convicted of a period of one year, or obligatory works for the term up to 240 hours.
93-year-old Ignat Artemenko took part in the video government television channel RT, which is known to the Russians, among whom was the designer Artemy Lebedev, actor Ivan Okhlobystin and Olympic champion Adelina Sotnikova, read the preamble to the Constitution. June 2, Navalny posted this video in social networks, calling its members of corrupt lackeys, dishonest people and traitors. On June 11 in “the popular front” declared that will ask the TFR and the Prosecutor General to bring the blogger to liability, reported RIA Novosti
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