The journalist committed an act of self-immolation


Journalist Irina Slavina committed an act of self-immolation at the building of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Nizhny Novgorad.

Irina Slavina had oppositional views to the Putin regime. She was repeatedly brought to administrative responsibility. In 2019, she was fined 70,000 rubles (894 USD) in total.

Journalist Irina Slavina committed suicide
Journalist Irina Slavina committed suicide

In 2020, Irina Slavina was again brought to justice, she was threatened with a fine of 500,000 rubles (6391 USD) for allegedly spreading false information about the coronavirus.

Irina Slavina was the editor-in-chief of an opposition publication

On October 1, a search was carried out in Irina’s apartment in connection with the case of her involvement in “undesirable organizations”.


On her Facebook page, Irina Slavina left a posthumous note: “I ask you to blame the Russian Federation for my death”.

В моей смерти прошу винить Российскую Федерацию.

Опубликовано Ириной Славиной Пятница, 2 октября 2020 г.

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  1. Self-immolation it’s the greatest thing there ever was I can’t wait till the day I can do it to myself I love fire I’ve been burned on several occasions severely I don’t feel any pain from the fire when I’m on fire it’s the happiest most content I’ve ever been in my life I just wish it could last the very last time it will last

  2. Was that a child trying to stop her? Seemed really small. I hope it wasn’t kids don’t need to see that stuff. Living in Russia they are fucked up enough already under Pooptin’s rule.

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