Protection blogger Anton Nosik, convicted of extremism for the post to “Wipe Syria off the face of the earth” and sentenced Presnensky district court of Moscow fined the amount of 500 thousand rubles, appealed. In the complaint the lawyer Sergei adamsin asked to justify his client due to the fact that in his actions there is no crime, reports “Interfax”.
“We filed a brief against the verdict against my client,” he confirmed. The date of appeal, not yet reported. In the last word to Spout said that he was not satisfied a conditional sentence, and asked the court either to acquit him fully, or send to the colony. Thus the Prosecutor insisted on punishment in the form of two years imprisonment.
The guilt the defendant not guilty, but the fault found full confirmation in court, said the judge. In sentencing the court took into account the identity of the defendant: it works, and dependent on him is a young child, which served as a mitigating circumstance.
1 October 2015 in the “Live Journal” Spout posted a publication entitled “Wipe Syria off the face of the earth.” In the post he welcomed the bombing of Syria – as you know, on September 30 the same year, Russia launched a Syria military operation in support of the army of President Bashar al-Assad.
A citizen of Israel Spout has compared Arab Republic with Nazi Germany and wrote that for Israel it has always been “absolutely real military enemy.” According to the blogger, “the last 70 years the middle East has not seen anything from Syria, in addition to the aggression, wars, cannibalism, destruction and grief.” His position on Syria Anton Nossik actually repeated the same day in a live radio station “Echo of Moscow”.
About excitation of criminal case in connection with the alleged extremism in the article to “Wipe Syria off the face of the Earth” became known in February. Then the official representative of capital management of SK Yulia Ivanova explained that “the case was filed in November by results of check”. Blogger has previously noted that in the case of victims, there is only a prosecution witness – journalist MIA “Russia today” Ilya Craft, who complained to the law enforcement agencies article Spout. It was on his statement, the investigation Committee opened a criminal case against the blogger.