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The St. Petersburg edition of “news of Neva” has stopped cooperation with a freelance correspondent Oleg Dilimbetova after he openly spoke about the detention of the journalist of “Medusa” Ivan Golunova from the face of the publication. The edition published on the website.
“We consider it unprofessional emotional journalist who does not understand the situation and did not see the materials of the criminal case. The editorial Board of “Neva news” convinced that to accuse and justify at the territory of our country can only court”, — is spoken in the message.
Earlier Dilimbetova spoke editor-in-chief Timothy Shabarshin. He called him a talented young man, noting that “hasty statements do not allow further full-fledged work together”.
The statement of the management of “Neva news” doesn’t say what specific material Dilimbetova independently spoke on behalf of the publisher. June 10, appeared in the media an anonymous statement of the employee of the edition, signed the petition in defense of Golunova and called the arrest of suspect on the background of the Moscow city Duma elections. An unnamed journalist said that he could not believe in the impartiality of the criminal proceedings against Golunova.
Earlier Russian Prosecutor General’s office requested the case file of the correspondent Ivan Golunova for review.
Journalist of “Medusa” Ivan Golunova was detained in the afternoon on 6 June in Moscow. He was accused of attempt of sale of drugs. The correspondent has declared his innocence. According to him, the detention is connected with the investigation of the death business.
The court put him under house arrest until August 7. Currently Golunov wears a bracelet on his leg and a special tracker on the belt. Drug test showed negative result.
In April 2017 RBC (belongs to Grigory Berezkin) released an investigation about the “factory media”, funded by the businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin. According to the material, it also includes “news of Neva”. Businessman involvement in these media denies.
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