ENOUGH IS ENOUGH – ARREST OF THE INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALIST IVAN GOLUNOV
Thirty-six year old Ivan Golunov, a leading investigative journalist has been detained in Moscow on what appears to be trumped-up charges of drug dealing and possession. The charges levelled against Golunov can lead to a 10-20 year sentence.
The initially produced pictures of the drug lab that was found in his flat was later pulled back and Pro-Kremin media outlet also confirmed it today that the pictures were not taken in his flat.
June 12 marks Russia Day, when public marches and demonstrations approved by local authorities will take place (Under Russian Law, demonstrations require a permit).
Supporters of Golunov have announced that they will hold their own march without obtaining official permission