Russia: Kaliningrad Resident Sentenced To 4 Years In Jail For Calls For 'Jihad'

From Interfax:
Kaliningrad prosecutors have backed the charges against a 25-year-old resident of Kaliningrad, who was found guilty by the court of terrorist and extremist crimes.

The man, whose last name is Lisovets and who has no job and a criminal record for crimes against citizens' health, repeatedly posted information calling on Muslims to participate in "armed jihad" and use military methods of fighting people of different faiths on his Vkontakte account in the period between September 2013 and March 2014, the press service for the region's prosecutors has reported on Aug. 12.

The man was also charged with making statements justifying the terrorist methods of fighting for Islam and the activities of illegal Islamist military groups in the Northern Caucasus and the Middle East.

Additionally, videos posted by Lisovets contained indications of fanning feud and hatred based on religious affiliation, the cultivation in Muslims of feud and hatred of people of different faiths and some groups of Muslims.

The man was found guilty of committing crimes enshrined by Part 1 of Article 205.2 (public calls for terrorist activities or public justification of terrorism) and Part 1 of Article 282 (actions aimed at fanning hatred or feud, and also belittling a person's dignity based on gender, race, ethnicity, language, origin, religious affiliation, and also affiliation with a social group committed publicly) of the Russian Criminal Code and was sentenced to four years in a high-security penal colony.

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