Two Russian men charged with rehabilitation of Nazism
MOSCOW, June 2 (RAPSI) – Investigators brought charges against two men, who had allegedly published images of Nazi criminals on the Immortal Regiment website, the Investigative Committee’s press service reports Wednesday.
Resident of Orenburg Region Andrey Akimov and Sergey Sakharov from the Tomsk Region are charged with rehabilitation of Nazism, the statement reads.
According to the probe, in early May, Akimov, Sakharov and two Ukraine’s nationals Dmitry Alekseyenko and Mikhail Pukh published photos of Hitler, Goebbels and high traitor Vlasov.
The Russian men have been already questioned. They admitted publication of Nazi photos and repented.
Earlier, the Russian Supreme Court clarified that a public demonstration of photos of Nazi criminals and their approval in public is to be qualified as a completed act, regardless of the confirmation of the applications by administrators of the Immortal Regiment website.