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Magadan resident suspected of justifying terrorism faces 7 years in prison

The Second Department for the Investigation of Particularly Important Cases (cybercrimes and crimes in the field of high technologies) of the Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia for the Magadan Region opened a criminal case on the grounds of a crime under Part 2 of Article 205.2 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Public Justification of Terrorism Committed Using the Internet Information and Telecommunications Network), against a 41-year-old resident of Magadan.

According to the investigation, in April 2023, the suspect posted comments in two channels of one of the instant messengers on the Internet, containing a public justification of terrorism.