The nameplate indicates his page on the social media platform VKontake and Russia's Criminal Code Article 282.1 ("incitement of hatred against a religious group").
He faces up to five years in prison under this article.
Russian authorities have registered 762 “extremist crimes” so far this year, many of them consisting of social media posts.
One case is that of Daniil Markin, a 19-year-old film student from Barnaul, the main city in Russia’s Altai region.
He is standing trial for saving several memes mocking Christianity in an album on the social media platform VKontake (VK).
One of the interrogators opened Markin’s VK page and showed him some of the memes he had saved to a public album.
“I confessed to having saved those [memes], but I didn’t mean to offend anyone,” Markin, who is facing up to five years in prison, told me. »