Coordinator, “Open Russia” in the Chuvash Republic Dmitry Semenov became involved in administrative Affairs and was summoned to the police after he reposted on the social network photo state Duma Deputy Vitaly Milonov in a t-shirt with the inscription “Orthodoxy or death”, reports the website of the organization founded by the Mikhail Khodorkovsky.

“My client was summoned to the police for a census in 2014, “Vkontakte” pictures Milanova t-shirt “Orthodoxy or death”. It opened at 20.29 of the administrative code (production and distribution of extremist materials). Soon going to court”, – said the lawyer Alexei Glukhov.

RBC says that Semenov, who participated in the elections to the state Duma from the opposition, was summoned to the police for questioning. “The staff did not explain what they did not like this particular picture. In documents it is written that on 3 November, the FSB suddenly wanted pomonitorit social network and stumbled upon my post,” – said the activist.

It binds the interest of law enforcement agencies from his public-political activity – November 11 in Finland will be opened the founding conference of the “Open Russia” which should take part the Creator of the “Open Russia” Mikhail Khodorkovsky.

According to the representative of the “Open Russia” Maria Galicia, Semenov is the coordinator of the organization’s eight regions. Lawyer Alexei Glukhov recalled that his client and other Chuvash activists regularly attract for messages in social networks. According to him, a matter of Semenova engaged in the regional Department of the Center for combating extremism of the interior Ministry.

Recall that in 2010, the Cheremushkinsky district court of Moscow found the slogan “Orthodoxy or death” extremist. Two years later, the Internet was a widespread picture of Vitaly Milonov, at that time Deputy of St. Petersburg legislative Assembly, in a t-shirt with this inscription. After the occurrence of the scandal, the politician said that the slogan of a legitimate. “He is not recognized as extremist. I even looked in the Ministry of justice, this slogan is extremist or not. My public assistant walks in a t-shirt constantly. And I learned that he had no problems for wearing a shirt like that” – quoted by the TV channel NTV, stating that the controversial photo was posted on the website of the MP on Twitter.

However, the slogan remains in the Federal list of extremist materials under the number 865. About Vitaly Milonov prosecution for dissemination of extremist slogan was not reported.



Chuvash opposition leader summoned to the police for the repost photo Milanova t-shirt with the inscription of extremist 09.11.2016

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