An influencer deemed “too popular” faces 6 years in prison

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Veronika Loginova, an 18-year-old Russian influencer, faces up to six years in prison simply for being too popular on social media. 

The one who is followed by 556,000 admirers on Instagram has had her account identified as a source of “extremist activity” by the Russian authorities. He is accused of “taking actions that attract users to Facebook and Instagram.”

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Two state officials called her at home, claiming she was too prominent due to the high number of people seeing her posts.

Influencer deemed “too popular” faces 6 years in prison

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Last March, Russian justice banned the two social networks, claiming that they conveyed extremist activities.

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In a video posted on Instagram, the tearful influencer said, “Any day they can come knocking on my door.”

The young woman, whose content is in no way politicized, denounces this attitude of his government.

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She defends her right to be an entrepreneur who created her own clothing line and pays her taxes, adding that she talks about mental health in particular.

“What should I do now? Quit Instagram? Flee Russia? Sue?” asks the influencer to her admirers.

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Veronika Loginova promises not to give up and not be overwhelmed by threats.

“I will go through with this story and I will keep you informed of my steps”, indicates the young woman .