Smolensk activist Sergei Komandirov was asked by the prosecutor for seven years in prison for posting a video on the VKontakte page in which Vladimir Putin is “tried”, 7x7 reports .
Commanders was detained in October last year. A criminal case has been opened against him for acquittal and incitement to terrorism. The case is based on the publication of a video with a fictional trial of Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Peskov and Igor Sechin, who are sentenced to death. Komandirov added a message to the repost with the video with a call to support the author of the video, Karim Yamadayev, with money.
The UK believes that the video contains "signs of the justification and formation of the ideology of terrorism", as well as "the conviction that it is permissible to carry out terrorist activities."
In total, as 7×7 recalls , six criminal cases have been initiated against the activist: inciting hatred or enmity, publicly justifying terrorism, rehabilitating Nazism, and insulting a government official.
The commanders were included in the list of terrorists and extremists, and the human rights center "Memorial" called him a political prisoner.
Sergey Komandirov is an activist from Smolensk. In 2017–2018, he was a volunteer and photojournalist for the Smolensk headquarters of Alexei Navalny.