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YouTube blocked the account of pranker Wolnov, who spread rumors about those killed in Kemerovo’s “Winter Cherry”


SK has started on the Ukrainian pranker case of inciting hatred or enmity.

Video service YouTube blocked the channel of Ukrainian pranker Eugenia Volnova, where he published a video about 300 people killed in a fire in the Kemerovo shopping center “Winter Cherry”. The reason for the blocking was the violation of community rules.
Evgeny Volnov. A frame from the video on YouTube
Evgeny Volnov. A frame from the video on YouTube

March 25 on YouTube-channel Wolnov appeared video with the recording of his call to Kemerovo. The audio pranker told the morgue staff that about 300 corpses were allegedly being taken from the scene of the fire. These rumors began to spread both through health workers and local residents, and through social networks and other popular video blogs. There is no confirmation of this information. According to official data, during a fire in the “Winter Cherry” killed 64 people, 41 of them children.

On March 28, the Investigative Committee of Russia instituted criminal proceedings against a citizen of Ukraine Volnov under Article 282 of the Criminal Code (inciting hatred or enmity). Pranker was put on the international Wolnov’s Ukrainian pranker was put on the international wanted listwanted list, he was indicted in absentia and arrested.

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