Alexey Navalnyi: Sergey Fadeichev / TASS
Russia’s investigative Committee has finished investigation of criminal case against the founder of the Fund of struggle against corruption Alexei Navalny, accused of defaming a veteran of the great Patriotic war of Ignat Artemenko. About it “lente.ru” has informed the representative of the Moscow Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia Yulia Ivanova.
According to her, Navalny and his lawyer started studying the materials of the case. According to the CCJ, he published a review containing false information discrediting the honor and dignity of a veteran under the video on the amendments to the Constitution. “As believes a consequence, Bulk thus pursued the aim of spreading slander among a wide range of people”, — concluded the Agency.
93-year-old Ignat Artemenko took part in the video of the government of RT, where famous Russians, including 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.
The veteran was asked to protect him from the Bulk. “I Bulk slandered, called a lackey and I don’t want to put up with it. I want to ask you that you protected me and punished him. I this slander… As I have angina I have angina started when I found out. I ask to punish him,” said Ignat Artemenko.
On 22 July, the lawyer Vadim Kobzev said that Navalny charged with libel. He was questioned by investigators. Navalny was not admitted guilt. Before he was taken under house arrest.
About excitation of criminal case against Navalny, it became known on July 15.
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