Navalny became the figurant of criminal case about slander on veteran

Russia’s Investigative Committee opened a criminal defamation case against opposition leader Alexei Navalny. This was reported in the press service of the Investigative Committee. Policy faces a fine of up to one million roubles or compulsory works for a term up to 240 hours.

Investigators believe that Navalny has violated the law by commenting on the video of the TV channel RT, in which the veteran Ignat Artemenko expressed its position regarding the amendments to the Constitution.

Video review Navalny posted on the social network Twitter on June 2. According to authorities, the words of opposition contain a “knowingly false information discrediting the honor and dignity of the veteran.” In the video, famous people campaigned for amendments to the Constitution. According to Navalny, is a “people without a conscience. Traitors”. In the video, recall, along with cheesemaker Oleg Orphan, actor Ivan Okhlobystin and designer Artemy Lebedev, co-starred as a war veteran Ignat Artemenko.

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