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Overall, around 20 Russian suicides are officially linked to the trend which has been branded evil by parents and police, but politicians and the media have suggested the figure runs into the hundreds.Budeikin will not be subject to a harsh jail regime, and will serve his sentence in the Russian equivalent of an open jail.After her failed suicide she had received psychological counselling and was sent to a seaside retreat with her guardian.Blue Whale is a game played via many social media platforms, which originated in Russia.A 26-year-old Moscow postman was detained last month and was reported to have confessed to being the online coach who brainwashed the child and incited her to take her own life.But despite him being held in custody and barred from the web, Kristina K was found hanged five days ago, according to police and locals.
Budeikin branded victims of the game as 'biological waste' and told police that they were 'happy to die' and he was 'cleansing society', said investigators.Just two days beforehand a 14-year-old girl from Chita was reported to have thrown herself under a commuter train.In all cases state investigators are probing whether a controversial web 'suicide game' has influenced the girls to seek to take their lives.Yulia left a note saying 'End' on her social page and earlier she had posted a picture with big blue whale. End.' It was reported that two teenage boys were detained by police at the scene after allegedly filming the double suicide.In the Chita case, transport police confirmed that the so-called suicide game 'Blue Whale' is seen as a possible 'cause of death'.
Russian MP Irina Yarovaya has called for far tougher penalties for inciting teenagers to suicide, claiming the law must catch up with abusive social media trends which threaten the lives of depressed young people.