the Inhabitant of Astrakhan Victor Altunina was fined two thousand rubles for the fact that he has published on his page in the “Classmates” national emblem of Russia, the Ura.ru.
the Judge relied on an old version of the law, but the man refused to appeal her decision because of lack of time. “I have five children, youngest son just six years old, so there is something to do. Let it be on the conscience of judges,” he said.
According to the law “About the emblem of the Russian Federation”, organizations and citizens have the right to place the emblem on your own, “if such use is not abuse”. The relevant amendment was adopted state Duma in 2017, until that time, the placement of the coat of arms was possible only in strictly specified cases.