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Protection of the journalist Prokopieva challenged the verdict

. Protection sentenced to half a million fine Pskov journalist Svetlana Prokopieva, recognized guilty in the public justification of terrorism, appealed against the decision of the court, told RIA Novosti lawyer Vitaly Cherkasov.

Before the Second Western district military court found guilty Prokopieva article public justification of terrorism through the media and imposed a fine of 500 thousand rubles.

In St. Petersburg detained the man, justifying the attack from the case Prokopieva

A man who justified the terrorist attack that took place in October 2018 in the Arkhangelsk region, were detained in St. Petersburg, according to the Central Board of the RF IC in the city.

According to investigators, the Petersburger born in 1997 from November 2018 to October 2019 was placed in social networks "Vkontakte" materials that justify and encourage terrorist actions in the Arkhangelsk region. According to investigators, he recognized the "right and in need of support and the imitation of the ideology and practice of terrorism." He was charged under article "public appeals to implementation of terrorist activities, public justification of terrorism or promotion of terrorism."

The HRC commented on the sentencing of journalist Prokopieva

Executive Secretary of the Council on human rights under President of Russia (HRC) Alexander Tochenov said that the sentence of the Pskov journalist Svetlana Prokopieva in the form of a fine of 500 thousand rubles for public justification of terrorism overstated, but unpunished, the case could not stay.

In the air of "Echo of Moscow in Pskov" in November of 2018 left channel, where Prokop was talking about the attack, which occurred shortly before the building of the FSB in the Arkhangelsk. The text of the transmission was laid out in the shape of the article "Repression of the state" in the publication "the Pskov news". Subsequently, the article and broadcast transmission have been removed at the request of Roskomnadzor, the media and both fined on 350 thousand rubles. Regional SUS'k of the Russian Federation filed a case of public justification of terrorism with the media (part 2 of article 205.2 of the criminal code).

The EU called the sentence the journalist Prokopieva unjustified

The European Union considers the sentence unjustified Pskov journalist Svetlana Prokopieva in the form of a fine of 500 thousand rubles for public justification of terrorism, said in a written statement foreign service of the EU.

"She was ordered to pay a significant fine, which we feel is unjustified", - the document says.