Pskov journalist Prokop will pay 500 thousand for the justification of terrorism

In the Pskov court fined local journalist Svetlana Prokopieva 500 thousand rubles for the public justification of terrorism, RIA Novosti reported.

the Prosecutor asked for Prokopieva a sentence of six years in a General regime colony and the prohibition to engage in journalistic activities for four years.

Earlier, the Russian Union of journalists issued a statement in defense of Prokopieva.

In November 2018 in the air of “Echo of Moscow in Pskov” left channel, where Prokop was talking about the terrorist attack that occurred earlier in the FSB building in Arkhangelsk.

Prokop pleads not guilty, claiming that the material was an attempt to understand the causes of the incident.

October 31, 2018, near the entrance to the FSB building in Arkhangelsk 17-year-old staged the explosion as a result of which he died. Three security officials were injured. The TFR recognized the explosion a terrorist attack.