In the Presnensky court of Moscow to pass debate of the parties in the case well-known blogger Anton Nosik, who is accused of distributing extremist materials in connection with his publication about the operation of the Air-space forces (VKS) Russia in Syria.
About it writes on Monday, September 19, the news Agency «Interfax».
The Prosecutor demanded to sentence the accused to two years imprisonment in a penal colony, and also to change the measure of restraint in sentencing and to take into custody in the courtroom.
Anton Nosik has declared his innocence and asked the court to acquit him. He reiterated the thesis of his article, which became the pretext for the criminal case, and agreed that, in presenting its position on Syria to the radio station «Echo of Moscow», he «overreacted».
«I don’t regret it. My protector offered to remove my blog post, but I’m not going to do that. In this blog I expressed my opinion of 14.5 thousand times before this post and after another 700 times, so I need to impute to this article 15 thousand times», – quotes the words of the blogger, said before the first court hearing, news Agency TASS.
Nosik, who is charged with part 1 of article 282 («inciting hatred or hostility, and humiliation of human dignity) of the criminal code believed that it will be punished with a fine in the amount of 180 thousand rubles, reports the Agency. A lawyer blogger Sergey adamsin told reporters that during preliminary hearings the court rejected a number of petitions of protection, in particular the petition for returning the case to the Prosecutor, said the website NEWSru.com.
Another petition, as reported by the Spout on his page in «Live Journal» he submitted himself, asking to change the measure of restraint in the form of recognizance not to leave, but the Chairman of Presnensky regional court of Mihail Naydenov refused him this request.
Recall that the reason for the initiation of this case was published in the blog of the Spout called «Wipe Syria off the face of the earth.» The Nose was noted that there are no victims and the only witness – the journalist MIA «Russia Today» Ilya Craft.
The spout, which since 1990 is a citizen of Israel, wrote in his blog that he welcomes the bombing of Syria and compared this to the Arab country with Nazi Germany. The blogger asserted that for Israel it has always been «absolutely real military adversary,» and also stated that «for the last 70 years the middle East is not seen from Syria is nothing but aggression, wars, cannibalism, destruction and grief.»
«The program is called «dissenting opinion», there just people with a dissenting opinion and peregrebnaya stick,» so he explained his actions.
The case against the Spout was opened in February. According to the article, the alleged blogger, the maximum penalty is five years imprisonment. The final conclusion about the presence in the text of the Spout of the signs of extremism was made on the results of the third linguistic examination conducted by the Volgograd laboratory. The text was discovered, «linguistic features of excitation of enmity against the Syrians, allocated on a national territorial basis». The third study was designated as the conclusions of the previous two contradict each other, reminds the website NEWSru.com.
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