On August 15, judges in Barnaul heard arguments in the criminal cases against 19-year-old Daniil Markin and 23-year-old Maria Motuznaya, two locals charged with inciting extremism and insulting religious sensitivities because they shared satirical Internet content. At Meduza’s request, Batenka.ru special correspondent Petr Manyakhin visited Barnaul to find out how the city prosecutes people for sharing “criminal” memes.
‘It’s a record to be proud of’. How a Siberian city prosecutes Russian Internet users for ‘criminal’ memes
August 15, 2018 | Meduza | Shares: 9