Russian activist Sasha Skochilenko faces 10year jail term for her anti-war messages

Sasha Skochilenko faces 10years in prison for allegedly spreading fake news

Russian activist Sasha Skochilenko faces 10year jail term for her anti-war messages

Russian activist Sasha Skochilenko faces 10year jail term for her anti-war messages

Russian activist, writer and musician is currently facing a 10year jail term for allegedly ‘disrespecting’ the Russian army.

Sasha Skochilenko replaced price tags in one of the St. Petersburg stores with information about Ukraine. She replaced the price tags with anti-war messages about Ukrainian civilians who have been victims of Russian aggression in Mariupol, Bucha, Kramatorsk and Irpin.

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now faces 10years in prison for allegedly spreading “fake news” about Russian army.

Colleagues of Sasha Skochilenko say “as a person of conscience, she could not help but react”

Sasha Skochilenko could not deny the tags instead insists it’s all true. She is currently on trial in the Vasileostrovskiy District Court.

Russian government introduced “fake news” law to jail people who’ll be caught spreading fake news in spate of the country’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24.

Russian government had earlier ban some companies from operating in the country, saying they were propagating “extremist information”.

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