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Atheist Blogger Faces Three And A Half Years In Prison For Playing 'Pokémon Go' In Russian Church - Huffington Post

Russian blogger Ruslan Sokolovsky has been under house arrest since last summer, when he was taken into custody for playing “Pokémon Go” inside a historic Russian Orthodox church. On Friday, Russian prosecutors requested a sentence of three and a half ...and more »

Russian Man Facing Prison For Making Pokémon Go Video Inside A Church - Kotaku

A Russian man might be spending years in prison after his trial wrapped up last week, after being arrested in 2016 for making a video about Pokémon Go while inside a church, a violation of the country's laws against “inciting religious hatred”. Error ...and more »

How Pokemon Go Led a Russian Blogger to Prison - The Moscow Times

Russian prosecutors demanded a prison sentence of three years and six months on April 28 for blogger Ruslan Sokolovsky who uploaded a video of himself playing Pokemon Go in a church in Yekaterinburg last summer. Ahead of the verdict which is due to be ...and more »

A man played 'Pokémon Go' in a Russian church. He may spend 3 1/2 years in prison for it. - Washington Post

Last summer, Ruslan Sokolovsky entered the imposing Church of All Saints in Yekaterinburg, a city about 1,000 miles east of Moscow. The Russian Orthodox church holds special meaning for some, because it was supposedly built on the site where the last ...and more »

A Russian blogger may spend 3.5 years in jail for playing 'Pokémon Go' in a church - Mashable

Ruslan Sokolovsky may face 3.5 years of jail time for playing 'Pokémon Go' in a church. Image: vladimir Zhabrikov/AP/REX/Shutterstock. 2016%2f10%2f06%2fcf%2funtitled48.27c77 By Kellen Beck May 01, 2017. In Russia, playing Pokémon Go inside a church is ...and more »

Prosecutors want prison for blogger who played 'Pokémon Go' in church - New York Post

The trial of Ruslan Sokolovsky wrapped up Friday in the city of Yekaterinburg. The judge said a verdict would be issued May 11. see also. Atheist blogger facing prison for playing 'Pokemon Go' in church. The trial of Ruslan Sokolovsky started Monday in ...and more »

Church Pokemon Go player in Russia faces years in jail - Sky News

A blogger admits he maybe "an idiot", but says he is "in shock" over the threat of jail that he branded "the doorway to hell". 14:17, UK, Friday 28 April 2017. Ruslan Sokolovsky was filmed using the app inside a Russian Orthodox church. Image: Ruslan ...and more »

Russian Man Caught Playing Pokemon in Church Could be Sentenced to Prison for 'Inciting Religious Hatred' - Christian Post

Photo: REUTERS/Sergei Gunyeev/Ria Novosti/PoolRussia's President Vladimir Putin (L) and Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill arrive for the meeting with Russian Orthodox church bishops in Moscow February 1, 2013. Prosecutors in Russia have asked ...and more »

'Pokemon Go' Blogger 'Shocked' At Russia's Call For 3 1/2-Year Prison Term - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty (blog)

Russian prosecutors have called for a 3 1/2-year prison term for a blogger charged with inciting hatred for playing the game "Pokemon Go" in a church, a sentencing request that the defendant said was shocking. The state prosecutor made the request on ...and more »

Russian could be jailed for hunting Pokemon in church - RTE.ie

Russian prosecutors have called for a three-and-a-half year jail sentence for a blogger who hunted Pokemon in a church, in a case that has drawn ire from rights activists. Ruslan Sokolovsky posted a YouTube video in August 2016 showing him playing ...and more »