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13 November 2023, 17:26

Slogan in support of Ukraine results in fine imposed on resident of Aksai District

The court has fined Mikhail Golovin, a resident of the Aksai District of the Rostov Region, by 50,000 roubles, finding that the slogan he wrote in support of Ukraine was discrediting Russian militaries.

According to investigators, Golovin wrote a slogan in support of Ukraine on a piece of paper during the campaign held by the military commissariat (registration and enlistment office) for contract service with the Ministry of Defence (MoD).

According to Golovin, he wrote the phrase as a joke and pursued no goal of discrediting the Russian Army, the "Kavkaz.Realii"* project reports.

*Included by the Russian Ministry of Justice (MoJ) into the register of foreign agents.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on November 12, 2023 at 10:47 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Source: Caucasian Knot

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