MOSCOW, December 28 (RAPSI) – A court fined resident of Russia’s Kemerovo Dmitry Borodayenko 125,000 rubles ($1,700) for publishing photos of Nazi criminals on the website of the Immortal Regiment movement, the Investigative Committee’s press service reports Monday.
According to investigators, not later than May 6, Borodayenko published a photo of Adolf Hitler on the website of the Immortal Regiment movement.
During pretrial investigation the man pleaded not guilty.
In mid-May, investigative authorities opened criminal cases 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.