In Novosibirsk, school student Yevgeny Fokin was charged with fake news about the actions of the Russian military. This was reported by independent deputy of the City Council Svetlana Kaverzina, Fokin himself confirmed the information to Mediazone.
According to Kaverzina, the reason for the case under Article 207.3 of the Criminal Code was “a comment in one of the chats.” Fokin clarified that he was released on a non-disclosure agreement, so he could not provide details of the case.
In total, by April 7, human rights activists counted 21 criminal cases of fakes about the Russian army.
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