In Belarus, editor-in-chief of media received a term for comment

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Andrey Kukharchik

The judge appointed the editor-in-chief 1.5 years of restriction of freedom without sending him to a correctional institution.

In Belarus, a court sentenced Andrei Kukharchik, editor-in-chief of Virtual Brest, to 1.5 years of restriction of freedom. The site was also blocked on the territory of the country, reports Zerkalo.

Kuharchik was charged under the article Insulting a representative of the authorities.

Allegedly, a journalist in the Telegram channel Discussing dangerous Brest wrote an insulting comment under the photograph of the deputy of the House of Representatives Igor Marzalyuk.

The judge appointed the editor-in-chief 1.5 years of restriction of freedom without sending him to a correctional institution.

It is noted that the next day after the announcement of the verdict, on Saturday, October 23, the site of the Virtual Brest stopped opening.

On the eve it became known that in Belarus The chat on the social network of Tsoi’s fans was declared extremist. The creators and participants of the Telegram channel and Telegram chat face up to seven years in prison.

Earlier it was reported that a resident of Belarus detained at the mother’s funeral for Tsoi’s songs… It was a “crime” that a taxi driver in his car listened to a song by Viktor Tsoi and allegedly shouted “Long live Belarus!”

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