The corresponding decision was published in the Unified Register of Court Decisions.
According to the investigation, a resident of the Odessa region under the name “Vladimir Ustinov” in the social network “Odnoklassniki” distributed anti-Ukrainian messages. The man publicly supported the actions of the Russian occupiers. So, in the period from February 14 to April 25, the defendant called for fighting against the “Kyiv power of the Nazis” and uniting the eastern and southern regions of Ukraine into “Novorossia”.
During searches of the attacker’s house, the police seized material evidence — mobile phone from which the man logged into the Odnoklassniki social network.
The Primorsky District Court of Odessa found the man guilty under Article 109 (“actions aimed at forcibly changing or overthrowing the constitutional order or at seizing state power”) and 110 (“encroachment on the territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine”) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine and sentenced to five years in prison with a three-year probation.
As a punishment, the man was ordered to read the works of several Ukrainian authors: “Tigrolovy” Ivan Bagryany, “Zhovtiy Prince” by Vasily Barka and “Maria” by Ulas Samchuk.