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Russia frees, drops charges against journalist Golunov in «triumph of law»

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Russian authorities have freed journalist Ivan Golunov from Latvian-based news outlet Meduza. The authorities also dropped all charges against the man, which, Golunov’s lawyer says, amounts to the triumph of law. Russian state news agency TASS reports that the investigative journalist was released on Tuesday, June 11, after being detained on June 6 over charges of drug possession and trafficking. Earlier on Tuesday, Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev stated that…