Jun 11

Russia drops charges against journalist after widespread outcry

Rattankun Thongbun/iStock(WASHINGTON) — Russian police announced on Tuesday they are dropping charges against the investigative journalist Ivan Golunov, an extraordinary reversal by authorities in the face of a popular outcry over his arrest on drug charges last week. The abrupt turnaround by Russian authorities came amid mounting protests over Golunov’s detention, which has been widely …

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