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Hundreds detained at Moscow protest over Ivan Golunov's arrest

Hundreds detained at Moscow protest over Ivan Golunov's arrest

Russian police have arrested hundreds of people at a protest in Moscow sparked by the detention of a top investigative reporter last week. Ivan Golunov was freed on Tuesday following an unprecedented show of media and popular solidarity. All charges against him were dropped and senior police officers were reportedly fired over the alleged planting

Russian authorities abruptly free investigative journalist Ivan Golunov, drop all charges

Russian authorities abruptly free investigative journalist Ivan Golunov, drop all charges

CLOSE Prominent Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov, cries as he leaves a Investigative Committee building in Moscow, Russia June 11, 2019. In a surprising turnaround, Russia's police chief on Tuesday dropped all charges against a prominent investigative reporter whose detention sparked public outrage and promised to go after the police officers

Russian police detain more than 400 at protest over journalist

Russian police detain more than 400 at protest over journalist

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist. Police abruptly dropped drug charges a day earlier against investigative journalist Ivan Golunov, a rare U-turn

Hundreds Arrested During Moscow Protest Over Journalist’s Arrest

Hundreds Arrested During Moscow Protest Over Journalist’s Arrest

Police in Moscow detained hundreds of protesters on June 12, RFE said, after more than a thousand people gathered to maintain pressure on the Russian government following the release of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov. According to Interfax, citing police reports, more than 200 individuals were arrested, including opposition figure Alexei Navalny,

200 detained at Moscow protest sparked by journalist's arrest on baseless drug charges

200 detained at Moscow protest sparked by journalist's arrest on baseless drug charges

M ore than 200 people have been detained in Moscow during a protest inspired by baseless drug charges brought against a journalist who had investigated high-level corruption. Police on Tuesday released reporter Ivan Golunov of the popular online news outlet Meduza, which is based in Latvia to avoid Kremlin pressure, in a rare retreat in the face of

Russian police say they detain over 200 at Moscow journalist protest

Russian police say they detain over 200 at Moscow journalist protest

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police said on Wednesday they had detained over 200 people at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist. Police abruptly dropped drugs charges a day earlier against journalist Ivan Golunov, a rare U-turn by the authorities in the face of anger from his supporters

Russian police detain more than 200 at Moscow journalist protest

Russian police detain more than 200 at Moscow journalist protest

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police said they had detained more than 200 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist. Police abruptly dropped drug charges a day earlier against investigative journalist Ivan Golunov,

Russian police detain around 100 at Moscow journalist protest

Russian police detain around 100 at Moscow journalist protest

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police detained around 100 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist, monitors said. Police abruptly dropped drug charges a day earlier against investigative journalist Ivan Golunov,

Russian police detain at least 94 at Moscow journalist protest

Russian police detain at least 94 at Moscow journalist protest

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police detained at least 94 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist, monitors said. Police abruptly dropped drugs charges a day earlier against journalist Ivan Golunov, a rare U-turn