The Moscow city court will check the legality of the verdict of the nationalist Demushkina for pictures on the social network

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage in fotobanka. Demushkin. Archival photoThe Moscow city court will check the legality of the verdict of the nationalist Demushkina for pictures on the social network© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage the image Bank

The Moscow city court on Monday will check the legality of the sentence of the nationalist Dmitry Demushkin, who was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for publication in the social network of two extremist symbols, told RIA Novosti press-service of the court.

Attorney Oleg Kolesnikov insists on justification and the termination of the criminal case.

At the end of April Nagatinsky court of Moscow has recognized Demushkin guilty of posting on his page in the social network of two symbols, recognized by experts as extremist, and appointed him to imprisonment for a term of two years and six months in a General regime colony. This is the time period for the nationalist asked the Prosecutor.

As previously reported by Kolesnikov, one of the images recognized as extremist, is an announcement of the «Russian March» and humorous. The second picture posted Demushkin in the social network and later recognized as extremist, is a photo of the column of people holding made on the black-yellow-white banner with the slogan. This picture, according to the examination, also contains «linguistic and psychological signs of excitation of enmity or hatred against a group of persons allocated for nationalities (non-Russian)».

He Demushkin doesn’t admit guilt and asserts that the specified image is consistent with the authorities of the banner with which the column passed the marchers.

Nagatinskaya Moscow court began hearing the case on February 22, the trial took place behind closed doors. Earlier, the court held a trial in this case and decided to return it to the Prosecutor for elimination of contradictions, it was re-examined.

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