06 iulie 2020

Russian court fines journalist for column ‘justifying terrorism’ in high profile & controversial case


A military court in Pskov has handed a Russian journalist a $10,000 fine for an article, in which she blamed police brutality for a bombing incident at a regional office of the FSB, Russia’s main security agency.Svetlana Prokopyeva was found guilty of justifying terrorism in the 2018 story, in which she speculated about the motives behind a bombing incident that happened in Arkhangelsk the same year. She argued that the 17-year-old man, who brought a bomb into the local office of the FSB, acted [...]