Journalist Golunov recognized as a victim

the Journalist the Internet-editions Meduza Ivan Golunov recognized as victims on the case about excess of powers of office by police officers.

according to TASS, about this community informed Golunova lawyer Sergei adamsin.

He said that his client caused by 20 January for questioning to Russia’s Investigative Committee.

June 6, 2019, the police of the Western administrative district of Moscow detained Golunova on charges of drug trafficking. The journalist argued that the prohibited substance was planted on him and that his prosecution is related to his professional activities.

Case Golunova has caused the big public resonance.11 Jun 2019 criminal prosecution of journalists was dismissed.

Subsequently, five police officers, including those who conducted the arrest of a young man was dismissed from the interior Ministry. 19 December 2019, it became known that the Investigative Committee of Russia opened on the fact of detention Golunova a criminal case.