3.2 C
Europe
Sunday, April 21, 2024

American Ex-Combatant with Pro-Russian Separatists Killed in Donetsk

Margarita Simonyan, the prominent figurehead of the pro-Kremlin RT network, confirmed Bentley's death via social media, lamenting the loss of a fighter who she claimed had dedicated himself to the cause of the separatists

Russian Hypersonic Scientist Sentenced to Seven Years for State Treason

Kuranov was accused of collaborating with foreigners and sharing classified scientific knowledge. The closed trial, due to sensitive evidence, sparked criticism over transparency and due process, raising concerns about fair treatment

Former Russia journalist Marina Ovsyannikova escaped house arrest, fled Russia, says Zakhvatov

WorldRussiaFormer Russia journalist Marina Ovsyannikova escaped house arrest, fled Russia, says Zakhvatov
Former Russian state television journalist, Marina Ovsyannikova, ageing 44-year-old fled house arrest and escaped Russia, her lawyer Dmitry Zakhvatov said on Monday.
Zakhvatov said that, “Marina Ovsyannikova was forced to escape Russia and is now safe, under the protection of a European nation.”
The former editor of Russian state TV’s flagship news program Vremya (Time) shot to fame across the world in March where she interrupted a live broadcast holding up a poster, which reads “No war, stop the war, don’t believe the propaganda, they are lying to you her,” in the act of protest seen by over millions.
Whereas Ovsyannikova’s protest got her fired from her job & fined, she remained at liberty until the month of August, when she was placed under house detention for staging a solo anti-war protest around the Kremlin in which she held up a poster reading “Putin is a murderer. His soldiers are fascists.”
Ovsyannikova was later blamed for spreading “fake news” with the protest, a criminal offence in Russia punishable by up to 10(ten) years in jail.
Ovsyannikova fled house arrest with her 11-year-old daughter, who was ordered to live with  ex-husband of Ovsyannikova, by a Moscow court on Monday. Disappearance of Ovsyannikova led to her being put on Moscow’s wanted list, with many subsequently speculating that she had left Russia.

Check out our other content

Check out other tags:

Most Popular Articles