• In this family handout photo taken on Sept. 25, 2010 and provided by Anastasia Bubeyeva, her husband Andrei Bubeyev looks on at the Volga river in Tver, Russia. Bubeyev is one of dozens of rank-and-file social media users who have been sentenced to time in prison for online hate speech. (Anastasia Bubeyeva/ Family Handout photo via AP)

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    TVER, Russia (AP) — Anastasia Bubeyeva shows a screenshot on her computer of a picture of a toothpaste tube with the words: “Squeeze Russia out of yourself!” For sharing this picture on a social media site with his 12 friends, her husband was sentenced this month to more than two years in prison.

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  • This June 18, 2015, file photo, provided by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office shows Dylann Roof.  The Justice Department intends to seek the death penalty against Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (Charleston County Sheriff's Office via AP, file)

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