Bastrykin instructed to check the threats against Simonyan “from the Azov battalion”
On the afternoon of August 29, the head of RT published a letter addressed to herself with the symbols of Azov, stating that she had been sentenced to “the capital punishment – murder.” They promised to kill him in a Moscow apartment bought from a certain Shutov
After reporting on the check, the editor-in-chief thanked Bastrykin.
In early August, the Supreme Court recognized the Azov Battalion as terrorist organization and banned its activities in Russia. Members of the battalion face criminal liability: organizers— life imprisonment, and ordinary & mdash; up to 20 years old. The property of a terrorist organization or its affiliate is subject to confiscation. The battalion is part of the National Guard as a special purpose regiment.