Moscow police detained about 200 out of the 2,000 people who marched on Wednesday to show support for journalist Ivan Golunov, even though he was released a day earlier.
The Russian Minister of the Interior announced on Tuesday that charges against Ivan Golunov were dropped and he was released from custody. He also said that he petitioned the Kremlin for officials involved in the case to be investigated.
Meduza hasallowed media free distribution of Ivan Golunov’s investigations that were previously copyrighted in order to spread the work of the journalist, whom authorities have put under house arrest after accusing him of drug dealing.
A Russian investigative journalist who was arrested on Thursday in Moscow was formally charged on Saturday with intent to sell drugs that police claim they found when they searched him and his home.
Russian police arrested investigative journalist Ivan Golunov on Thursday, accusing him of possessing club drugs, which Golunov claims were planted on him. He also claims the officers beat him during his arrest and detainment.
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