The court will announce the sentence to the neo-Nazi of Misanthropic Division*

© Fotolia / Cordages jury. Archival photoThe court will announce the sentence to the neo-Nazi of Misanthropic Division*© Fotolia / Corgarashu

The Moscow district military court on Tuesday will announce a sentence to three participants of the international neo-Nazi organization Misanthropic Division* accused of extremism, told RIA Novosti press-the court Secretary Irina Zhirnova.

She added that the Prosecutor asked to sentence the defendants to imprisonment terms ranging from three to six years.

According to the prosecution, the defendants created a group in social network «Vkontakte» and was supervised by them and placed in groups materials about Adolf Hitler.

According to the investigation, the extremist community Misanthropic Division* in October 2013, was created by Dmitry Pavlov. Members of Misanthropic Division* actively publish online materials inciting hatred against Jews, blacks, Muslims as well as promoting Nazism and racism.

The defendants are alleged leaders and members of the structural units are prohibited on the territory of the Russian Federation extremist community Misanthropic Division* — Vitaly Tsaruk, Victor Pekhterev and Cyril Halepa. He is charged with nine crimes of extremist and terrorist nature.

Members of this organization first become involved in criminal cases in Russia. Earlier this year, as stated by RIA Novosti source in law enforcement bodies, the case filed against the head of the Rostov branch of the Misanthropic Division* Ruslan Pavlyuk. According to investigators, the detainee was involved in the attack on the journalist of the Internet edition «Caucasian knot» Vladislav Ryazantsev in Rostov-on-don in January 2017.

The self-proclaimed authorities of Donetsk national Republic stated that the suspect Misanthropic Division* the organization of terrorist acts on the territory of the Republic. Members of this organization took responsibility for the killing of a militia commander Arsen Pavlov with the Callsign «Motorola».

Criminal case is investigated against the leader of the Misanthropic Division* Dmitry Pavlov, who, as stated in the RF IC last summer, hiding in Germany.

*Extremist organization banned in Russia