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Russian influencer ‘facing six years in prison for using Instagram’

‘Are you serious? Me? An 18-year-old fashion blogger?’

Maryam Zakir-Hussain
Thursday 22 September 2022 16:53 BST
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A Russian influencer has claimed she is facing a six-year prison sentence for using Instagram.

Model Veronika Loginova, 18, said she was in Paris when she received a phone call from her mother in Russia, who had been visited at home by police officers looking for the teenager.

They handed her a statement written by Russian prosecutors, who accuse her of having “performed actions to attract users on the social networks Facebook and Instagram”.

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