posting a photo of the head of the Gestapo Heinrich müller to the virtual of the action “Immortal regiment” in 2020 turned into a criminal case. The investigation has charged a resident of Volgograd Denis Vorontsov charges under article about the rehabilitation of Nazism. Vorontsov 3 may sent to the site “Immortal regiment” the photograph of chief of the German secret police, accompanied by photo with a new name — Gennady Michael.
“on 12 may this photo was shown during the broadcast of the action “Immortal regiment online” in a number of photos of the participants of the great Patriotic war”, — said official representative of the Investigative Committee of Russia Svetlana Petrenko.
83% of respondents VTSIOM condemned the placement of Nazi war criminals in the ranks of the “Immortal regiment” fighters against the German invaders.
His involvement in the posting of photos of Muller on the site “Immortal regiment” Vorontsov categorically denies. However, investigators of the Main investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia has collected evidence of this. A criminal case was initiated under part 1 of article 354.1 to the Criminal code of Ukraine (“Rehabilitation of Nazism”). Also on the site were posted photos of other recognizable Nazi – Adolf Hitler and Heinrich Himmler.
the staff of the Investigative Committee continues to investigate all the facts posting photos of Nazi war criminals on the site “Immortal regiment”. In addition to Denis Vorontsov from Volgograd established the identity of three more people downloading photos of Nazis on the site. Is Vyacheslav Kruglov from Ulyanovsk, Andrei Shabanov from Samara and Daniel Simon from Perm. Simonov, Shabanov and Kruglov admitted his guilt. They all consisted of the same groups in social networks.
the Article of the Russian Criminal code on attempts to rehabilitate Nazism is not included does not involve incarceration as a crime not classified as serious. The penalty for the guilty — a fine of up to 300 thousand rubles or collection of income of the convicted person for a period of two years, or forced labor. In exceptional cases, it is assumed deprivation of liberty for a term up to three years.