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Ivan Golunov drug case news

Ivan Golunov drug case news
Find RT news stories about Ivan Golunov, the investigative journalist whose arrest on drug charges triggered an unprecedented pushback from Russian society. The case has been dropped less than a week after the arrest due to lack of evidence - read updates on that matter on RT. Moscow police detained Ivan Golunov and accused him of being a drug dealer on June 6th, 2019. He declared his innocence and alleged that crooked cops set him up by planting narcotics at his home and in his backpack - find more details on RT. The journalist alleged that he was targeted over an investigation that he was conducting into corruption among senior law enforcement officials. The case against Golunov seemed based on shaky evidence while his complaints about being abused in custody further fueled public anger. Russian celebrities, journalists and media outlets demanded a thorough investigation into suspected misconduct of law enforcement in this high-profile case, with leading Russian news publications releasing almost identical frontpages on June 10 in support of Golunov – get more information on that on RT. Don't miss updates on the aftermath of the Golunov case, as well as experts' and analysts' opinions on RT.