Russian rapper Oxxxymiron (file photo)
A court in St. Petersburg ordered popular Russian rapper Oxxxymiron on January 11 to pay a fine of 70,000 rubles ($1,005) for "public calls for separatism," which it said were expressed in a song he wrote challenging Russia's ongoing unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. Oxxxymiron, 37, whose real name is Miron Fyodorov, predicts Russia's disintegration over its aggression against Ukraine in his song "Oida." Last month, Oxxxymiron was fined on charge of 'discrediting Russian armed forces" for his public condemnation of the war. He is currently outside of Russia. To read the original story by RFE/RL's North.Realities, click here .