Russian activist charged for mocking Putin asks for support on IndieFrame

by Newsroom 2019-08-20 13:47:37

Russian blogger Sergei Komandirov, who posted a meme mocking President Vladimir Putin, has been charged under a controversial new law penalizing "disrespect toward the authorities" in May, 2019.

Komandirov's post was a form of protest over the conviction of Yury Kartyzhev, a man in the northwestern region of Novgorod who was the first person to be found guilty under the new oppressive law.

:: read the full story of Sergei's meme on RadioFreeEurope ::


After several fines and court appearances, Sergei's wish is to continue his fight for freedom of expression.

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