New Global Voices Post: Blogger D.Shipilov Convicted of “Insulting a State Official”

I’ve posted a new article to RuNet Echo at Global Voices. Here’s the introduction: Earlier this week, on April 3, 2012, a Kemerovo court convicted blogger Dmitri Shipilov of violating Article 319 of the Criminal Code, “insulting a state official in public.” As a result, he was sentenced to eleven months of community service, with ten percent …

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