. Investigators dismissed the Case under the criminal code relative to Barnaul student Mary Motunau, first accused of extremism because of the images in the social network " Vkontakte ", said Last news in SUS'k region.
Matuska a few years ago kept in his page in the social network photos, are interested in law enforcement. Were filed two criminal cases: on excitation of hatred, enmity, humiliation and violation of the right to freedom of conscience and religion. The girl faced up to five years punishment.
in October, the court in Barnaul returned it for further investigation to the Prosecutor. After receiving permission Motuza went to the capital of Russia, and then went to Kiev. However, she has said in your own account in Twitter that will not ask Ukraine for political asylum. Currently Matuska lives in Lithuania.
A great public outcry around this topic arose After a large number of messages where only the beginning of 2018, was opened hundreds of criminal cases on extremism on the Internet. The case of Maria Motunau became one of the most famous. The Supreme court in September 2018 at the Plenum focused courts that the basis of accountability on the 282-th article of the criminal code ( "inciting hatred or enmity" ) required to serve information about the identity of the accused and " other evidence of public danger of acts, the motive for its Commission ", and not only the posting of controversial material in the social network.
then Vladimir Putin has signed the Law of the Russian Federation, is not fully decriminalise publication of extremism. It is adopted by the state Duma and approved by Federation Council. The law assumes that the investigators will not be able to prosecute under the criminal code regarding people, for the first time in conflict with the Law, provided that their conduct " did not pose a serious danger to the constitutional order and security of the country." The offender will first need to bring to punishment according to the administrative code, and the Case of the UK it will be possible to open only in case of relapse.