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Ilja Janitskin jailed for 22 months over pro-Russian hate campaign


A Finnish court has sentenced the founder of a pro-Russian website to 22 months in prison on charges of defamation and negligence. The court said MV-Lehti published offensive content about Jessikka Aro, an investigative journalist. Ilja Janitskin and two other journalists were ordered to pay 136,000 euros (£119,300) in compensation. Aro had been the subject… Continue reading Ilja Janitskin jailed for 22 months over pro-Russian hate campaign

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Russian Trolls Johan Bäckman And Ilja Janitskin On Trial In Finland


Jessikka Aro is a friend. I reviewed an article she wrote several years ago, and the Finnish pro-Russian trolls jumped onto my case. They even wrote several articles about me on their website, MV-Lehti. They came onto this blog and left crude and poorly written comments, which were actually humorous at times.  Several of the… Continue reading Russian Trolls Johan Bäckman And Ilja Janitskin On Trial In Finland