Police early Tuesday morning came with a search warrant to the administrator of a public “Ombudsman police” Vladimir Vorontsov. Around 7 am, he said in his Telegram that he break the door. Coordinator “Advocacy Cards” Alexey Pryanishnikov said Novaya Gazeta, that investigations connected with the criminal case about distribution of false information about the coronavirus (article 207.1 of the criminal code), which opened in GSU SK across Petersburg.
On the website of the Investigative Committee reported that on 2 April “unidentified person on behalf of the user “Vladimir Vorontsov”” posted on the wall of one of the communities in a social network “Vkontakte” “under the guise of a credible report of an anonymous author containing false information about the circumstances that threaten the life and safety of citizens.”
the publication reported that the cadets and officers of one of the military schools, where supposedly 70% of cases of coronavirus, forced to do morning exercises. “However, in the Institute among staff and students of the Institute of infections COVID-19 not identified in a medical institution, information about the disease did not arrive”, – stated in the SC.
last week, RT reported that in respect of Vorontsov filed an administrative case on the fake (part 9 of article 13.15 of the administrative code) for publishing about 70% of cases of coronavirus at the Institute of the FSB of Russia in St. Petersburg. The Prosecutor’s office sent to the Institute asking whether this information is true, then, as claimed by the channel, in relation to Vorontsov administrative case was initiated.
In the decree of the Ministry of internal Affairs on the Central district of St. Petersburg, which was quoted in the story said that Vorontsov “published knowingly false information creates opinion among users about the threat of mass violations of public order and public security”.
Vorontsov Himself said that neither prosecutors nor police have no svyazyvalis with him in connection with allegedly developing case. Advocate “Advocacy Cards” Burakova, Anastasiya came to the Department of the interior, to review the case, but, according to her, the police about it as there was no information. The post was removed by the administration of the social network “Vkontakte”.
April 13, the TV channel REN TV has released the story Vorontsov, which States that in correspondence with the policewoman allegedly asked to pay money, “in kind or BDSM party” for assistance. The publication also presents the links Vorontsov nationalist Maxim “the Cleaver” Martsinkevich, Mikhail Khodorkovsky and libertarian Michael Light, which is called “odious politician, who was accused of pedophilia”.
the night Before, Vorontsov did not rule out that against the background excitation of some criminal cases on fakes the coronavirus will come to him with a search warrant. “The goal may be the seizure, toss something forbidden (drugs or ammunition),” wrote Vorontsov in the telegram.
“Personally I would like to say that I false no information is spread. About how reliable they are can only know the author sent the publication, not me. And the possible arrival to my apartment masters from the UK and CSS MIA regarded only as an attempt of pressure. With the aim of minimizing activities. Very much it is not like a big COP superiors,” stated the blogger (style, spelling and punctuation preserved).