Russian anti-corruption journalist detained in Moscow


Looking into corruption in Russia is a very hazardous job.

(From Reuters)

A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offences, police said on Friday, but his lawyer, his employer and colleagues said he had been framed.

The journalist, 36-year-old Ivan Golunov, was detained in central Moscow on Thursday on his way to a meeting with a source when illegal drugs were found in his rucksack, according to police and his employer, the online news portal Meduza.


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