Pavel Kolosnitsyn
Date of inci­dent: April 6, 2023
Type of vio­la­tion: fine
Institution: Novgorod University

Summary: In January, police drew up an admin­is­tra­tive report against archae­ol­o­gist Pavel Kolosnitsyn from Novgorod University for his com­ment on a post about mobi­liza­tion, in which he assessed Russia’s loss­es in Ukraine. On February 21, the court fined Kolosnitsyn 30 thou­sand rubles. for abuse of free­dom of the media (part 9 of arti­cle 13.15 of the Administrative Code). The sci­en­tist said he would appeal the deci­sion. On April 6, the Novgorod District Court left the court deci­sion unchanged. Earlier, Kolosnitsyn said that a denun­ci­a­tion against him was writ­ten by an acquain­tance from anoth­er city.
Source: North.Realities