As reported by correspondent “RG” in a press-service of supervising Department, public Prosecutor of the Penza region during monitoring of social network “Vkontakte” on the page of one of the Penza community was discovered a comment by signs of extremism. One of the users, discussing the situation with the pandemic, he wrote the following: “What you need to watch these patients is not slow to liquidate and close the area entry and exit ban…” (spelling and punctuation of the author saved).
Introduced penalties for the distribution of fakes about coronavirus
According to the study the specialist forensic science center of Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia across the Penza region, in the commentary are statements of incentive character calling for hostile actions against a group of persons, of cases of coronavirus infection. The conclusions of experts, and the material was sent to the Prosecutor General. As stated in the Supervisory Agency after the study, “in the material contain calls for extremist activities”. In this regard, the state office of public Prosecutor has addressed in Roskomnadzor with the requirement to limit access to this material, and in the case of transfer of similar material on other Internet resources to limit access to them.
in addition, Penza oblast Prosecutor’s office sent check materials in UFSB of Russia across the Penza region for the solution of a question on excitation of criminal case under article of the criminal code on public appeals to extremist activities.