In Moscow, a man was arrested for pictures on his phone, “discrediting the Russian army”: he was handed over by a fellow traveler in the subway
One of the passengers saw pictures on the man's phone that “discredited the Russian army” and called the police.
In Moscow, a metro passenger was arrested for 14 days for phone pictures “discrediting the Russian army.” A complaint about the man was written by another passenger who was looking into his phone.
It is reported by Novaya Gazeta. Europe.
40-year-old Yury Samoilov was detained on the morning of March 17 right in the subway. One of the passengers saw pictures on the man's phone that “discredited the Russian army” and called the police. A few stations later, Samoilov was approached by the police and detained.
The man was arrested for two weeks under the article “on the distribution of extremist materials.” In the detention center, the detainee was allowed to call his mother and tell about what had happened. This is how his relatives found out about the arrest.
It is not known what content the “pictures discrediting the Russian army” had.
Recall that repression against people with an anti-war position is intensifying in the Russian Federation and Belarus.
So, last fall, a Belarusian showed the middle finger to a column of Russian equipment. He was caught and forced to apologize on camera.
In January of this year, a Russian woman was detained in Moscow near the monument to Lesya Ukrainka, who came out with a single picket under the slogan “Ukraine is not our enemies, but brothers.”
It was also reported that a fifth grader was detained in Moscow because of an avatar with yellow and blue flowers.