Employees of Medusa summoned for interrogations in terminated case against Golunov
Legal assistance to journalists is provided by lawyers of the Pravozaschita Otrkytki.
The police began summoning employees of Medusa for interrogation in the recently terminated criminal case against the publication’s special correspondent Ivan Golunov. The journalist is represented by the lawyers of Pravozaschita Otrkytki, the Riga publication reports.
It is to be recalled that Golunov was accused of drug dealing. After the charges were dropped, Russian President Vladimir Putin, at the request of Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, dismissed the head of the MIA’s Drug Trafficking Control Directorate for Moscow, Major General Yury Devyatkin, and the head of the Department of Internal Affairs of the Moscow WAD, Major General Andrey Puchkov, after which 45 employees of the Internal Affairs Directorate for the capital’s WAD resigned.