Blogger Cross volunteered to pay the penalty for convicted journalist Svetlana Prokopieva

the St. Petersburg stand-up comedian and blogger Daniel Cross said the desire to pay a fine for the journalist Svetlana Prokopieva, which the court found guilty of justifying terrorism.

“If Svetlana SUDDENLY by SOME coincidence, no way to appeal this unjust sentence, ready to cover and completely take over the payment of the fine,” Cross wrote on Twitter.

While the fundraiser officially announced. The lawyers plan to file an appeal.

the Sentence Svetlana Prokopieva announced July 6 in the 2nd Western military district court. The journalist was found guilty of justifying terrorism because of the analytical material about the causes of the terrorist attack at the entrance to the building of the FSB Department in Arkhangelsk. The fine is 500 thousand rubles.

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