Posted 13 марта 09:24

Published 13 марта 09:24

Modified 13 марта 13:23

Updated 13 марта 13:23

A resident of the Yaroslavl region was sentenced to eight years for attempting to set fire to a military enlistment office

13 марта 2023, 09:24
Denis Popov, a resident of the city of Uglich in the Yaroslavl region, was found guilty of attempted terrorist attack (for attempting to set fire to the military enlistment office) and extremist activity on the Internet. The court sentenced the accused to eight years in prison.

"By a court decision, he was found guilty of committing crimes under Part 3 of Article 30, Part 1 of Article 205, part 2 of Article 280 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. He was sentenced to imprisonment for a term of 8 years, of which 3 years in prison, the remainder in a high—security penal colony", - the press service of the administration of the Uglich district reported, referring to the Federal Security Service of Russia in the Yaroslavl region.

He is also prohibited from carrying out activities related to the administration of websites and other resources for two years.

The guilty verdict was handed down by the 2nd Western District Military Court.

Popov was detained in July 2022 by employees of the Federal Security Service of Russia in the Yaroslavl region during an attempt to set fire to the military enlistment office on the instructions of the Ukrainian special services. He tried to carry out his plan with the help of molotov cocktails of his own manufacture.

Before that, in social networks, he called for the commission of various crimes against the participants of the special operation, and also declared his intention to carry out sabotage on railway tracks and a terrorist attack against the military enlistment office of the Uglich and Myshkin districts.

The press service of the administration of the Uglich district noted that during the consideration of the criminal case, Popov admitted his guilt in full and repented of what he had done.