In Kursk the court upheld the sentencing of journalist Olga Lee for libel
The Kursk regional court rejected the appeal and upheld the conviction of the former Deputy of the Kursk regional Duma and the editor-in-chief of the newspaper “people’s journalist” Olga Lee.
This “Газете.Ru” said the lawyer of the International human rights group Agora, the Roman Lyzlov protecting the journalist.
26 June 2017, the Leninsky district court of Kursk has recognized Olga Lee guilty of slander against judges and sentenced her to a fine of 90 thousand rubles.
Thus, the court decision came into legal force. The defense asked Whether fully justified.
Initially, Lee was involved in two criminal cases that were connected in one manufacture. Later, the Investigative Committee closed for lack of corpus delicti the prosecution Whether under article 282 of the criminal code of Russia, however, continued the investigation of the libel case.