Ivan Golunova: Meduza
The Prosecutor requested the arrest of journalist Ivan Golunova for two months. This was reported on the Telegram-channel Meduza LIVE.
The prosecution pointed out that the journalist has a passport and he lives at the place of registration, means may be hiding. Because of the violation of the detention, the defense asked to return the case to the investigator, the court refused.
The defense asked the court not to conclude Golunova into custody and to consider the possibility of electing him house arrest as a preventive measure, reports “Interfax”.
Talking to reporters in advance of the hearing, Golunov thanked them for their support. “I never thought that I would go to my funeral”, — quotes its words Telegram-channel Baza.
Presenting the characteristics of a journalist in court, the chief editor of “Medusa” Ivan Kolpakov said that Golunov “unusual, intelligent, principled, perceptive journalist, chooses social issues. Do not consume and do not drink.” The founder of the “Novaya Gazeta” Dmitry Muratov and the chief editor of “Echo of Moscow” Alexei Venediktov has provided guarantees for Golunova.
The journalist of “Medusa” Ivan Golunov was detained on Tsvetnoy Boulevard, June 6. According to police, during the search he found about four grams of the drug, also drugs were found during a search of his apartment. He declared his innocence. The team of “Medusa” reported that the journalist had received threats while working on a new article. It is also known investigations of public procurement, the funeral business, “black lenders.”
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