A resident of Cherkasy was punished by reading books about the Ukrainian-Russian war


A man on a social network incited the military to overthrow the government in Ukraine.

The convict must read 6 books and express his impressions in writing / photo

The court sentenced a resident of Cherkasy, who called for a takeover of power in Ukraine on social media, to a suspended sentence, ordering him to read six books about the Ukrainian-Russian war. Appropriate decision The Cherkas Dnipro District Court decided on September 8.

According to the case file, on November 24, 2022, a local resident posted a post on his Facebook page accusing the Ukrainian government of corruption and usurpation, inciting the military to revolt in order to overthrow it.

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The court came to the conclusion that the said publication contained calls for a violent change in the constitutional system of Ukraine and for the seizure of state power.

The man repented of what he had done and asked not to be severely punished, giving him a chance to make amends.

The court sentenced him to a year in prison, exempting him from serving the sentence with a probationary period of one year.

The convict was also ordered to read six books about the Ukrainian-Russian war by the end of April 2024, describing his impressions in writing.

Among the books are “Isolation. Secret prisons of Donbas in the stories of those saved from torture and death”, “Winter is coming”, “Eurasian rift: Ukraine in the age of hybrid challenges”, “Ukraine in the era of wartime”, “On the shield. Memories of the families of the victims soldiers. Donetsk airport”, “24.02. War diary”.

In Odessa, two thieves were punished by reading the works of Shevchenko, Twain and London

In 2021, in Odesa, the judge of the Malinovsky District Court, Oleksandr Garsky, punished two thieves by reading the works of Taras Shevchenko, Mark Twain, and Jack London.

The young men stole two radios from a car and left a backpack with their documents at the scene of the crime.

The judge found both guilty of theft and sentenced them to suspended sentences of 3 years in prison with a probationary period of 1 year.

The court obliged them to read Taras Shevchenko’s poem “Days pass, nights pass…”, novels “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”, “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain and “White Fang” by Jack London.

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