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Several people, protesting Meduza investigative journalist Ivan Golunov's arrest Thursday on drug charges, are themselves arrested outside Moscow's Nikulinsky Court. Others were arrested yesterday. His lawyer says drugs were planted on him. Golunov was taken to a hospital, police say because he said he was ill. Meduza says he was beaten up during and after his arrest. A doctor's examination found the reporter has "a suspected rib fracture, concussion and hematoma."

Russian reporter charged with drug dealing

A Russian journalist is charged with drug-dealing in Moscow, with critics saying he was framed.

  1. BBC
  2. Moscow Times

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