One more case opened in Russia over Nazism rehabilitation at Immortal Regiment event
MOSCOW, May 21 (RAPSI) – Tula Region investigators opened a case over rehabilitation of Nazism against a young woman, who had allegedly published a photo of Adolf Hitler on the website of the Immortal Regiment movement, the Investigative Committee’s press service reports Thursday.
According to the preliminary information, on May 8, the young woman registered on the website of the Immortal Regiment movement and published the photo of Hitler naming him as a hero of the Great Patriotic War and the Second World War.
Last week, investigative authorities opened criminal cases over rehabilitation of Nazism after finding out that photographs of Nazi criminals were published on websites of the Immortal Regiment movement.
The photos were published in the framework of a virtual event aimed at preservation and perpetuating of the memory of the generation fighting against Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War.
According to investigators, on or before May 3 and on or before May 10 unidentified persons published on a freely accessible website a photograph of Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler and that of Adolf Hitler respectively; they were falsely designated as participants of the war against the Nazis.
The probe in the cases is underway; investigators take all necessary measures to apprehend the identified suspects, according to the document.