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Russian blogger jailed for 5 years over Tweet advocating violence - RIA

Reuters | Moscow | Updated: 03-09-2019 14:10 IST | Created: 03-09-2019 13:37 IST
Russian blogger jailed for 5 years over Tweet advocating violence - RIA

A Russian court sentenced a blogger to five years in jail on Tuesday after finding him guilty of calling for violence against the children of police officers in a post on Twitter, the RIA news agency reported.

Vladislav Sinitsa wrote the post on July 31 during a series of opposition protests in Moscow this summer that were forcefully dispersed by police, the state's Investigative Committee said.

Also Read: Russia strips Azeri blogger of citizenship and moves to deport him


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