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Journalists “echo of Moscow” Tatiana Felgengauer and Aleksandr Plyuschev was arrested picket outside the interior Ministry in support of the arrested journalist of “Novaya Gazeta” Ilya Azar. This was reported on the website of the radio station.
In addition, at the rally came the chief editor of “Media zones” Sergei Smirnov. He was also detained and sent to a paddy wagon.
Earlier on may 28, Azar was arrested for 15 days for a single picket, which he held two days ago in front of the interior Ministry. Special correspondent of “Novaya Gazeta” came out to support the Creator of a public “Ombudsman police” Vladimir Vorontsov. The Tverskoy district court found the journalist guilty under part 8 of article 20.2 of the administrative code (“the Repeated violation of the rules of the meeting”).
Vorontsov is a suspect in two criminal cases — on pornography and extortion of 300 thousand rubles from a police officer. He has long worked in the police force and was promoted to operations officer of the Center “e” of the main Department of the Moscow interior Ministry. After the dismissal of ex-COP has created the project “police Ombudsman”, which began to make complaints existing employees of the interior Ministry. From mid-2019, he began to point out the incompetent individual Ministry leaders. In April, 2020 in connection with the publication of the fake about the coronavirus on his channel TFR opened a criminal case and the Vorontsov and his family were searched.
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