Supporter of Russia sent for psychiatric examination in Poland

6 March, 03:10 PM
A fan of Putin faces up to five years in prison (Photo:Agencja

A fan of Putin faces up to five years in prison (Photo:Agencja

A 59-year-old resident of the community of Sobótka near the city of Wroclaw in Poland has been accused of publicly calling for a war of aggression through her pro-Russian social media posts, Polish newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza reported on March 2

The woman, whom the newspaper named as, Marzena T., was reported to have glorified Kremlin dictator Vladimir Putin and to have wished the Russian Federation victory in the war against Ukraine.

Photo: Agencja

“President Putin stood at the head of all nations oppressed by Zionism, he stood at the head of all Slavs... I believe in the victory of Russia and (Russia’s) help for us Slavs — thank you in advance and pray for Russia,” she wrote on her social media.

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The Polish prosecutor’s office opened a case against the woman for these posts, on charges of calling for a war of aggression.

In court, the woman tried to justify herself, claiming that she actually opposes the war, and in general, loves people, and that Ukrainians are among her friends.

According to the defendent, these posts were written “not with the mind, but with the heart” after meditation, which she learned during a trip to India — where she claimed to have met the Tibetan Buddhist leader, the Dalai Lama.

In this regard, the judge ordered her to undergo a psychiatric examination, based on the results of which a decision will be made regarding the further consideration of the case.

If found guilty, the woman may face up to five years in prison.

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