Russian student sentenced for anti-Semitic link


MOSCOW (JTA) — A Russian college student was convicted of linking an anti-Semitic video to a Russian Web site.

A court in far northern Russia sentenced Andrey Paydimirov to 90 days of community service for inciting ethnic hatred, according to a report by the state-funded RIA-Novosti news service. He posted the video to a Web site in the Russian town of Syktyvkar.

The video is included in a list of banned extremist material, and prosecutors brought the charges in October after determining the source and the nature of the video, RIA-Novosti reported.

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