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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”. Last ...and more »

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 ...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 »

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 ...and more »

Playing 'Pokémon Go' in a Russian church might land this guy in prison - Mashable

In Russia, playing Pokémon Go inside a church is apparently worthy of jail time. A 22-year-old Russian blogger was detained in September after publishing a video he took of himself playing Pokémon Go inside the Church of All Saints in Yekaterinburg, ...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 »

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 YouTuber may receive 3.5 years in jail for playing Pokémon Go in church - Stevivor

Russian YouTube Ruslan Sokolovsky is facing up to 3.5 years in jail after playing Pokémon Go in church. According to Reuters, Sokolovsky is in violation of Russia's blasphemy bill and faces a fine of up to half a million rubles or the prison sentence ...and more »

Russian prosecutor demands jail time for man who played Pokemon in church - Reuters

YEKATERINBURG, Russia (Reuters) - A Russian state prosecutor asked a court to jail a blogger who played Pokemon Go inside a church for three-and-a-half years on Friday, saying he was guilty of inciting religious hatred, a court employee told Reuters by ...and more »

Pokemon Go Player Could Face 5 Years in Prison for Blasphemy - DVS Gaming (blog)

Back in August, a Pokemon Go player was arrested for filming himself playing the game in a church. He now faces up to 5 years in prison, although a state prosecutor is trying to reduce the sentence. A Pokemon Go player by the name of Ruslan Sokolovsky ...and more »