The Moscow city court on December 3 refused to appeal for the protection of the Director of the Moscow Library of Ukrainian literature of Natalia Sarinay and left a 58-year-old Sarina under house arrest, reports TASS.
Sharina, against which at the end of October was prosecuted under article 282 of the Criminal code — incitement of national hatred or enmity, and also humiliation of human dignity, will remain under house arrest until 27 December, when there will be a court date.
According to investigators, Sharina guilty of distributing banned in Russia books of the Ukrainian writer Dmytro Korchynsky, one of whose books, «war in the crowd» appears in the list of extremist materials on the website of the Russian Ministry of justice.
The leader of the Ukrainian organization «Brotherhood» Dmytro Korchinsky suspected Russian involvement in the fighting on the side of Chechen separatists from 1994 to 1995. In March of 2014 in Russia was brought a criminal case.
28 October in the Library of Ukrainian literature in Moscow was searched. During the search, as stated on the website of the Investigative Committee, was «seized printed materials containing appeals to anti-Russian and anti-Russian propaganda». After the search, Natalia Sharina questioned by the Investigative Committee and placed under house arrest.