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Two thirds of Russians are convinced that planting drugs and falsifying criminal cases by law enforcement officials — a common practice in Russia. It is reported owned by Grigory Berezkin RBC with reference to the study of “Levada-center”.
Almost one in five Russians said that such cases are rare, another 16 percent were undecided. According to the respondents, employees of the interior Ministry falsifiziert criminal cases because of corporate interests, the necessity of fulfilling the reporting or someone’s order.
More than half of respondents have rated low their chances of justice in the case of an unjust arrest or suspicion of a crime. Help from influential friends in this situation expects 28 percent of Russians, by the prosecution — 24 percent, one in five hopes for justice in court or assistance to human rights organizations.
The survey was conducted in connection with the case of journalist Ivan Golunova. It turned out that 56 percent of respondents are aware of the incident, 85 percent have heard about spontaneous protests and pickets in defense of the reporter.”Belief in the corruption of the bodies causes the respondents a feeling of hopelessness. They believe that the dismissed generals will hang the thing, and the rotten system of the Ministry of interior will not change,” — said the Director of the center Lev Gudkov.
Golunov was detained in Moscow on 6 June. He was charged with attempted sale of drugs and sent under house arrest. The correspondent denied his guilt, and linked the persecution with his professional activities. Gross violations during the arrest of the journalist has caused a public outcry. On 11 June, the case was closed, and the journalist was released. President Vladimir Putin called the incident with the journalist tyranny.
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