Dimitry Bogatov is a Software developer, math lecturer at Moscow’s Finance and Law University, free software supporter, Debian and GNU projects contributor, esperantist.
What is he accused of?
The prosecution believes that Bogatov posted extremist materials in the internet.
He is accused of part 2 of article 205.2 of Russian Criminal code (incitement of terrorist activities or justifying terrorism via the Internet), part 1 of article 30, part 1 of article 212 (arrangement of preparation of mass riots).
According to the case, somebody posted 2 messages on website sysadmins.ru on 29 March. Airat Bashirov accessed his account from 104 different IP adresses located in different countries, including Dmitry Bogatov’s IP address.
To substantiate the need of Bogatov’s arrest investigator pointed to video showing « mass riots and police disobedience ». The only one video posted by Airat Bashirov is a music clip of hip-hop performers Kanye West and Jay-Z « No Church in The Wild ».
Need of arrest also was substantiated by the fact that Dmitry planned to visit Italy on 12 April. At that time Italy hosted International Esperanto Youth Festival, which Dmitry planned to visit beforehand with his wife.
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