In occupied Crimea, Russian policemen, as part of the so-called “No Hatred and Enmity” preventive operation, told students of the Sevastopol Trade and Economic College about the problems of the spread of extremism among young people and the impact of religious extremist organizations on individuals and society. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia in the city of Sevastopol.
"During the lecture, students learned about the problems of the spread of extremism among young people and the dangerous impact of religious extremist organizations on the individual and society as a whole. Police officers told students about the criminal goals of extremist organizations and the methods of recruitment that attackers use to attract new supporters", the message says.
Russian law enforcement officials said that attempt to join the ranks of extremist or terrorist organizations is prosecuted by law.
"Law enforcers reminded students that actions aimed at inciting hatred or enmity, as well as humiliating the dignity of a person or group of people on the grounds of sex, race, nationality, language, origin, religion, or belonging to any social group, entail criminal responsibility according to article 282 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, and if these actions were committed publicly or using the mass media and telecommunication networks, including the Internet”, the press service added.