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WorldRussiaSBU lodges case against former director of Russia Today for calling killing of Ukrainian children

The Security Service of Ukraine has reported a new suspicion against the former director of the Russia Today, who has called for the killing of the Ukrainian children. The details of the following has been shared by the Security Service of Ukraine via their official social media handle.

It is to be noted that, the security service has documented new crimes by Anton Kuznetsov-Krasovsky, ex-director of broadcasting of the Russian TV channel “Russia Today”, who called for the genocide of Ukrainians.


According to the details shared by the Security Service of Ukraine, “In one of the recent broadcasts of his author’s program, he publicly called for the drowning and burning of Ukrainian children.”

Notably, the story has appeared on Russian Today TV Shows, as well as on the Russian propagandist’s own YouTube and Telegram channels, which have several hundred thousand subscribers.

On the basis of these facts, the investigating officers of the Security Service of Ukraine has informed Kuznetsov-Krasovsky about a new suspicion under Part 2 of Art. 442 of the Ukrainian Criminal Code (public calls for genocide (an act intentionally committed with the aim of complete or partial destruction of a national and ethnic group by taking the lives of members of such a group).

The details shared by the SBU added that, “Since the criminal is hiding from justice abroad, comprehensive measures are underway to bring him to justice.”

Adding on the above-mentioned, SBU in its social media post, has also noted that, “according to the SBU materials, in February of this year, a Russian propagandist was sentenced to 5 years in prison with confiscation of property. The investigation was conducted under the procedural guidance of the Prosecutor General’s Office.”

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