The process in Leninsk district court of Course, the prosecution demanded to sentence the former Deputy of the Kursk regional Duma Olga to a fine of 100 thousand rubles for libel. Lee became famous after his video address to Russian President Vladimir Putin, in which he declared “a criminal conspiracy of the authorities against its own people.”
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Reason for initiation in 2016 two criminal cases against Lee was not, however, her appeal, and the article in the newspaper headed by it “the people’s journalist”: it challenged the verdict in the employee newspaper, to go to town to picket and caused him a cow.
In the article on the verdict, it was argued that the courts and prosecutors in the Kursk region are taking illegal decisions. This was the reason for the persecution of the Deputy of articles on extremism and libel.
Case under part 1 of article 282 of the criminal code on the incitement of hatred against the authorities was later dismissed for lack of evidence, but the prosecution for libel continued on Monday in court have passed debate of the parties, as reported by the lawyer of the International human rights group “Agora” Roman Lyzlov.
It previously commenting on the libel, considered him a “failure” because at the time of publication of the article in the newspaper was on vacation. The conflict received a politically motivated due to the fact that Lee was criticized by his colleagues in the regional Duma, accusing it of reluctance to “rally” around the current government.