Omsk history teacher fined for pokemon Pikachu swastika

The October district court of Omsk was fined a history teacher Anton Zaynulina for publishing on the page in social network “Vkontakte” image of a pokemon with a swastika on a helmet and caricatures of Hitler in drag. On Wednesday, October 25, according to information-analytical center “Sova”.

The man was found guilty in demonstration of Nazi symbols (part 1 of article 20.3 of the administrative code). According to prosecutors, Zainulin posted in social networks image with Hitler and Nazi symbols. According to the glasnost defense Foundation, talking about the pictures in the style of the works of Kukryniksy. The man himself explained to the court that published the pictures about five years ago and had no purpose to promote Nazi ideology, and perceived these images as works of pop art.

However, the court sided with prosecutors and appointed Zainulina a fine of 2 thousand rubles. The decision came into force.

Earlier it was reported that the conversation in Krasnodar the police out post with a quote from the book by the Soviet writer Nikolay Nosov “dunno on the moon” called user “Vkontakte” Mikhail Malakhov. A quote from the children’s works was going to check on extremism.