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, intends to appeal the decision. Lawyer Sergei adamsin the radio station “Moscow speaking” said that has already filed a brief appeal.
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. The Prosecutor asked to sentence the blogger to two years in prison.
In an interview with radio station “Moscow speaking” the lawyer explained: “the Statistics show that such articles have, unfortunately, not justified.” “Our position has not changed. Anton Borisovich Spout innocent. Any non-acquittal we will appeal,” – said adamsin his commentary published on the website Antimaidan.ru.
According to the verdict based on the testimony of prosecution witnesses, the Nose perceives Syria as an enemy of Israel, of which he himself is. “The defendant supported the destruction of Syrian civilians, regardless of who lives there: women, old people or children,” announced on Monday a judge.
In addition, according to the judge, the experts found in the statements of the Spout incitement to national hatred and ethnic hatred. “Being live “echo of Moscow”, he repeated statements from his post in a blog “Live Journal” aimed at inciting ethnic hatred to the Syrians,” said the judge.
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 adversary. 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.