Prosecutors demanded three and a half years in prison for catching pokemon in the Church
Debate of the parties on criminal case of the blogger Ruslan Sokolovsky are in Verkh-Isetsky court of Yekaterinburg.
Moscow. April 28. INTERFAX.RU IN Verkh-Isetsky district court of Yekaterinburg on Friday pass debate of the parties on criminal case of the blogger Ruslan Sokolovsky, who played in the Church of Yekaterinburg in the game Pockemon Go, said the Agency “Interfax” from the courtroom. The prosecution asked for Sokolovskiy sentence of three and a half years in a General regime colony.
The Prosecutor drew attention to the fact that the blogger is not guilty. Sokolowski in the summer of 2016 has posted a video on the Internet about how he caught the pokemon in the Ekaterinburg Temple-on-Blood. This video caused a public outcry.
According to the investigation, just a young man from may 2013 to September 2016 was posted on YouTube nine videos that, according to the experts, contain signs of incitement of hatred or enmity
Some of them, the experts rated how insulting the feelings of believers. In addition, in the apartment of blogger found the “spy” pen.
Sokolowski is accused of nine episodes on article 282 of the criminal code (incitement of hatred or enmity, and humiliation of human dignity), seven — article 148 (violation of the right to freedom of conscience and religion), as well as one episode in article 138.1 (trafficking of special technical means intended for secret obtaining of information). Blogger held under house arrest.
Verkh-Isetskiy district court of Ekaterinburg has started consideration of criminal case Sokolowski on March 13.
On 4 April, the mayor of Yekaterinburg Yevgeny Roizman acted as a defense witness at the trial and said that Sokolovskaya inherent in youthful nihilism. The head of the city was to him only a stylistic claim. “If it’s controversy, it had to be set to a different language,” said the mayor.
Pokemon Go mobile game with elements of augmented reality. The aim of the game is to find and train pokemon (the characters of the popular Japanese comics and games) in the real world using the camera of the mobile device to then participate in battles with other pokemon players.