St. Petersburg man sent to prison for justifying terrorism publications in social networks

October court of Petersburg on the eve of a decision about the custody of Alexandra Merkulova in the case of justification of terrorism. Information to the correspondent of “Rosbalt” confirmed to the United press service of the courts of the city.

According to investigators, the reason for the detention was the publication in the community of anarchists. Among other things, the suspect mentioned Michael Globescope that in 2018 blew up the building of the FSB Department in Arkhangelsk. It is noted that the Merkulov “justify terrorism” in social networks in the period from 1 November 2018 to 31 October 2019.

In jail, the suspect will spend at least two months.

Earlier the 2nd Western district military court was found guilty of justifying terrorism Pskov journalist Svetlana Prokopieva. The result did not suit the analytical material about the causes of the terrorist act in the building of Federal security service in Arkhangelsk. After the sentence comes into force the girl have to pay a fine in the amount of 500 thousand rubles, if the appellate court does not change the decision.

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