A user from Chelyabinsk received 2 years probation for a distribution of pornography through file-sharing networks and a fine of 100 thousand rubles
The Traktorozavodskiy District Court of the city of Chelyabinsk sentenced him to 2 years probation with a probation period of 2 years and sentenced to a fine of 100 thousand rubles an Internet user who in 2007 searched and downloaded pornographic images onto his computer. including pornographic images of minors. He stored the downloaded materials on the hard disk of his computer and on CD-ROMs, partly in the folders to which he shared with other users of file-sharing networks. The court found these actions to be public dissemination of pornography. During the search, 165 discs were seized from him, which, according to the expert opinion, contained pornographic materials. During the trial, the defendant fully admitted his guilt. The verdict came into force.