Russian YouTuber's sentence passed for playing Pokemon GO in church
Remember that Russian vlogger who got arrested last year after playing Pokemon GO in church? Well, as of today judgement has been passed on him, and it's a better result than originally feared.
After the Pokemon GO craze struck the world last year, 22 year-old Ruslan Sokolovsky filmed himself playing the game in Yekaterinburg's Church of All Saints before posting it on YouTube. Shortly after, he was arrested.
After being found guilty of 'insulting religious believers and inciting hatred', Sokolovsky got off with a three-and-a-half year suspended sentence.
Needless to say that he was notably relieved at the result and fully believes that the support from reporters helped him to avoid a real prison sentence.