In Moscow, a man was arrested for 14 days for denouncing a metro passenger about defamatory content on his phone
The Cheryomushkinsky District Court of Moscow arrested 40-year-old Yury Samoilov for 14 days. He was found guilty of distributing extremist materials (Article 20.29 of the Code of Administrative Offenses) because of the pictures on his phone. This was reported by "Novaya Gazeta Europe" with reference to the brother of the arrested.
Court website posted case card of Mr. Samoilov. It says that he was arrested under an administrative article on March 17. According to Novaya Gazeta Europe, the man was detained in the morning of the same day. One of the subway passengers saw “discrediting the Russian army” pictures on the phone of Mr. Samoilov, about which he informed the police officers.
A few stops later, the police arrested the man. They looked through his phone, after which they drew up a report on the distribution of extremist materials. Later that day, he was arrested for two weeks. According to Novaya Gazeta Europe, Mr. Samoilov is now in the Sakharovo detention center in the Moscow region.