Russia’s resident fined $420 for rehabilitation of Nazism
MOSCOW, May 27 (RAPSI) – The Supreme Court of Russia’s Republic of Chuvashia has imposed a fine of 30,000 rubles ($420) on a 21-year local resident for rehabilitation of Nazism, according to information released on the official website of the Prosecutor General’s Office.
According to the court ruling, in Decemer 2017, the young man published an image with a comment justifying Nazism, glorifying actions of Nazi criminals and playing down the importance of the Soviet Victory on a popular Internet resource. The published information formed a positive attitude towards Nazi actions, the Prosecutor General’s Office notes.
Prosecutors state that the defendant intentionally failed to delete the published information until January 2020 when it was revealed by law enforcement.
Earlier, the young man was repeatedly brought to administrative liability for propaganda or public demonstration of the Nazi symbols, the statement reads.