The author of the banner was acquitted of the Republican court
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov commented on the decision of the Supreme court of Tatarstan, which overturned the conviction of the resident of the Republic, vivacissimo on the bridge a banner that says negative about Vladimir Putin. The Sands found its content offensive.
Supreme court of Tatarstan dismissed the administrative case against the resident of Naberezhnye Chelny for posted on the bridge a banner that says negative things about the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. Commenting on the court’s decision, press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that the man’s act is offensive.
“Well, from your point of view? Well I, for one, think it is absolutely offensive. This is my personal opinion” — quoted Peskov RBC.
In March, Russia adopted two of the law on administrative liability for dissemination of false news and insulting the authorities and the state symbols. The law provides the penalty to 100 thousand rubles for the first violation, up to 200 thousand roubles or arrest for 15 days for re.
A resident of Tatarstan banner hung on the bridge in December 2018, prior to the adoption of the law on the abuse of power. Murciano was accused of violating the rules of improvement. But the Supreme court overturned the penalty, finding no violations and determined that the bridge is not a means of external information.
The first punishment for insulting the authorities were appointed by a Russian court at the end of April, when the inhabitant of the Novgorod region have fined on 30 thousand rubles for obscene remarks about the President in the social network.