Russian police say they detain over 200 at Moscow journalist protest

Published June 12, 2019 7 Plays $0.05 earned

Rumble / Trending NewsAccording to Reuters, Russian police on Wednesday said they had detained over 200 people at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist. Police abruptly dropped drugs charges a day earlier against journalist Ivan Golunov, after facing anger from his supporters who said he was framed for his reporting. His supporters decided to go ahead with a protest, despite being warned by the authorities that their demonstration would be illegal.