The Main Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee submitted to the court the materials of the criminal case against the politician Ilya Yashin, accused of “fake news” about the army (Part 2 of Article 207.3 of the Criminal Code). This is reported by the department.
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The reason for initiating the case was a live broadcast on YouTube in April, during which Yashin spoke about the killings of civilians by the Russian military residents in the Ukrainian city of Bucha. According to the prosecution, the politician was “reliably aware” that the photographs of dead people and video materials published after the retreat of the Russian army from the capital of Ukraine were a provocation of the “Kyiv regime”.
Probably, we are talking about the stream from April 7th. “The whole thing is absolutely apocalyptic, you know, like in horror films. Dead bodies with open eyes, with hands tied behind their backs, ”he said during the broadcast.
Yashin was sent to a pre-trial detention center in mid-July. Shortly before this, his colleague, the municipal deputy of the Krasnoselsky district, Alexei Gorinov, was sentenced to seven years in prison in the same case of “fake” about the army.
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