RAMMSTEIN Guitarist Condemns Russian Fan Being Charged For Sharing Band’s Music Video

Andrei Borovikov is at present being charged with “production and distribution of pornography” after sharing the pornographic model of Rammstein‘s “Pussy” music video on VKontakte (the Russian equal of Fb) in 2014. Borovikov faces three years in jail for the fees and claims they’re “completely absurd,” including the one cause he’s being charged is that he was a former coordinator for jailed opposition politician Aleksei Navalny.

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After all Rammstein guitarist Richard Z. Kruspe caught wind of the authorized state of affairs and took to Instagram to reply. Kruspe referred to as the fees stunning and added that “Rammstein have at all times stood up for the liberty of artwork as a assured primary proper of all folks.”

Amnesty Worldwide Moscow workplace director Natalia Zviagina advised Radio Free Europe that the fees are a “mockery of justice” and must be dropped. She continued “The Russian authorities must be specializing in turning across the spiraling human rights disaster they’ve created, not devising ludicrous new methods of prosecuting and silencing their critics.”

Russian authorities turned conscious of the clip being shared when a former volunteer at Borovikov’s workplace, believed to be a plant, reported him to authorities. Prosecutors ordered “a sexological and cultural examination” earlier than figuring out the clip’s pornographic nature. Prosecutors stress that not more than two folks noticed the clip.

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