The Russian Commission of Inquiry launch Criminal proceedings against former Channel One employee Marina Ovsyanikova for spreading “disinformation” about the Russian military. Her lawyer, Dmitry Zakhvatov, reported that police raided her house on Wednesday, broke down the door and refused to wait for him to arrive.Zakhvatov told his Meduza that the incident was , Ovsyannikova recently stood in Moscow, sign It read: “Putin is a murderer and his soldiers are fascists.”
Ovsyannikova was fined in July and early August for “discrediting” the Russian military. The first was in response to comments she made in support of opposition politicians. Ilya YashinThe second was an anti-war post she posted on Facebook.
ovsyannikova’s on-air protest
- “Cognitive dissonance became intolerable” Medusa’s interview with Marina Ovsyanikova, a former national television employee
Live on March 14th broadcast On Channel 1 of Russia’s national television network, Ovsyanikova ran onto the stage, held up anti-war signs and began shouting anti-war slogans. She was arrested after the broadcast and later fined her for participating in an unauthorized protest. She left the country shortly after the protests, but she returned in July.
https://meduza.io/en/news/2022/08/10/police-raid-home-of-former-russian-state-tv-employee-marina-ovsyannikova Police raided the home of former state television employee Marina Ovsyanikova