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The Minister of foreign Affairs of great Britain, Jeremy hunt (Jeremy Hunt) is concerned about the detention of the correspondent of “Medusa” Ivan Golunova, accused of attempted sale of drugs. About this he wrote on Sunday, June 9, in his Twitter account.
“I am very concerned about the arrest of Russian investigative journalist “Medusa” Ivan Golunova. Journalists must have the ability to bring power to justice. We carefully monitor the progress of the case,” wrote hunt, accompanied by post hashtags #Solodovennogo and #of Semicirculatus.
On 8 June the OSCE representative on media issues Harlem Desir has demanded from the Russian authorities to release Golunova. According to him, journalists “under no circumstances” should not be prosecuted because of their work. Desir also expressed concern about the detention of people who came to protest.
Ivan Golunova detained on June 6 in Moscow. 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. 8 Jun Nikulinskiy court of Moscow has sent Golunova under house arrest until August 7.
Editor-in-chief of “Medusa” Ivan Kolpakov sure that the prosecution Golunova related to his journalistic work: he allegedly received threats while working on a new article, the topic of which cannot yet be disclosed. Golunov famous investigations of public procurement, the funeral business and “black lenders.”
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