Krasnodar region Prosecutor’s office has denied calling a blogger for questioning because of “dunno on the moon”
Krasnodar region Prosecutor’s office has denied reports that the administrator of the local public “Radical dreamers” the social network “Vkontakte” Mikhail Malakhov was summoned for questioning to the Supervisory authority, suspected of extremism by publishing the screenshot of the excerpt from the book by the famous children’s writer Nikolay Nosov “dunno on the moon”.
About the invitation to the Prosecutor to explain earlier said the blogger himself. According to Malakhov, 6 October he received a call from the Prosecutor’s office as the investigator has received a denunciation stating that the posts of the blogger contains extremism.
“We don’t confirm this information, the Prosecutor’s office against a check does not”, – said the portal Ugahi in a press-service of supervising Department.
In conversation with the journalist of “Ugali” Mikhail Malakhov said he did not remember whether the caller seemed to him an employee. According to the blogger, according to the address, he was summoned to the Prosecutor’s office of the Western district, located on Dzerzhinsky street. Meanwhile, the press service of the regional Prosecutor’s office portal said that the division of the Western district have long moved on Odessa street.
“Well, on the phone and said: come for explanations. Not a prank as it is very formal and I were talking. Tried to find out address and other personal data. The address where invited, is the Prosecutor”, – said Malakhov reporters.
The post that caused, according to the blogger, questions the Prosecutor’s office, was published in public on 28 March 2017. Has page 31 of Chapter published in 1964 the book Nosov “dunno on the moon”. In the passage the characters of Herring, Cog and Spike discuss the police. Spike calls them “bandits,” who, instead of protecting the population from robbers, “only protect the rich”.
About the call Malakhova reported by the movement “Open Russia” on its website. As noted in the article, the Prosecutor said that Malakhov was summoned for questioning, as the office has received a statement asking to check the mentioned post for incitement of hatred towards a social group “police officers” under article 282 of the criminal code.