The Meta District Magistrate’s Court in Moscow imposed a fine.*refusing to remove information which is banned from being distributed on the territory or territory of the Russian Federation. The Protocol on Administrative Offenses under Part 2 of Article 1341 of the Code of Administrative Offenses was previously drawn up Roskomnadzor.
These publications are propaganda that the Russian authorities view as supporting the LGBT community. The case also includes reposts of publications from the OVD–Info human rights project, which was included by the Ministry of Justice into the register of unregistered foreign associations-foreign agents.
“Recognize Meta*If found guilty of an administrative offense, you can impose a 4 million ruble fine on the company”, – Interfax quotes the decision of the judge.
The Lukhovitsky Court issued Meta at the end of last calendar year. This was in response to the prosecutor’s request.*Multiple Instagram posts are blocked by platforms in Russia*Facebook*(Both platforms are owned by the Company) LGBTpropaganda.
The Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Communications (Roskomnadzor), compiled Meta in turn.*Protocol on an administrative offense according to part 2 of article 13.41 of Code of Administrative Offenses (failure of removing content prohibited in Russia). This violation carries a maximum penalty of 4 million rubles for legal entities.
* It is now included in the list o public associations and religious organisations for whom the court has made a final determination to ban or liquidate any activities on the grounds stated in Federal Law No. 114-FZ of July 25, 2002 “On countering extremist activity”.