Ukrainian activist in Crimea sentenced to two years in prison for social media post

Ukrainian activist in Crimea sentenced to two years in prison for social media post

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The Kremlin-controlled Gagarinsky district court of Sevastopol city in Crimea sentenced Ihor Movenko to two years in prison after convicting him on extremism charges.

According to the court's ruling, Movenko was convicted under Part 2 of Article 280 of the Russian Criminal Code ("public calls for extremist activities") for posting several comments in the “Crimea is Ukraine” group on VKontakte social network, Crimea.Realities portal reports.

December 16, 2016, resident of Sevastopol Ihor Movenko was detained and taken to the department of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation.

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