The defendant in the case about the desecration of objects of religious veneration awarded 22 thousand rubles for illegal prosecution

Moscow. 8 Feb. INTERFAX – the Soviet district court of Krasnoyarsk ordered the Finance Ministry to pay more than 20 thousand rubles of compensation to the user of the social network Vkontakte for illegally bringing her to administrative responsibility after posting pictures of cake and two eggs, reported “Interfax” representing its interests the lawyer of the International human rights group “Agora” Vladimir Vasin.

“Today, the Soviet district court of Krasnoyarsk has decided to collect from the Ministry of Finance 22 780 rubles in favor of Irina Kudinova as compensation for moral damages and court costs for illegally bringing her to administrative responsibility”, – said Vladimir Vasin on Thursday.

As reported, in April 2017, the Prosecutor’s office revealed in a social network “Vkontakte” the image Easter cake and Easter two individuals, which was regarded as a phallic symbol.

The staff of the Supervisory authority attracted to the validation expert in the field of Orthodoxy, which indicated that “the attitude to the intimate side of human nature, beginning with the writings of Augustine the blessed, Christianity is perceived as negative and sinful.” Accordingly, the image of Easter symbols as phallic symbol is seen by the Orthodox as a desecration of objects of religious veneration, said the specialist.

The author of the post in the social network I. Kudinova filed a case on an administrative offense under article “Deliberate desecration of objects of religious veneration”. The victims were made by the priest of the temple of Archangel Michael and his parishioners. They insisted that the image offended the feelings of believers.

According to I. Kudinova having a degree of candidate of Sciences in cultural studies, her post was about the corruption in the placement of art objects in Moscow in 2016, and no desecration of the Church or Christianity in the text was not.

25 may 2017 the magistrate court plot â„–65 of the October district of Krasnoyarsk dismissed the case I. Kudinova in the absence of an administrative offense, after which she filed a claim for compensation of moral harm for illegal bringing to responsibility.