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RBC: 55-year-old Andrei Kudryashov, a former intelligence officer and financier of Putin’s underground bunkers, found dead in Moscow after falling from a height.

He had been dismissed from his position on May 31 echo.msk.ru/news/2440369-e…
Ivan Golunov, a prominent Russian journalist well-known for his investigations into corruption among Moscow city officials, beaten and arrested by police on allegations of "drug dealing" independent.co.uk/news/world/eur…
Russian anti-corruption @meduzaproject journalist Ivan Golunov arrested in Moscow on drug charges while on his way to meeting with a source meduza.io/en/feature/201…
"Golunov had been beaten, and police had refused to take swabs from his hands or the rucksack or to take fingernail samples to see if he had been in contact with drugs."

Russian anti-corruption journalist Ivan Golunov detained in Moscow @meduzaproject reuters.com/article/us-rus…
“Today: You find nine penthouses owned by relatives of Moscow’s deputy mayor. Tomorrow: You are found possessing dope.”

Russian reporter who exposed Moscow graft faces drug charges, journalists launch pickets in solidarity protest #IvanGolunov nytimes.com/2019/06/07/wor…
"Meduza says #IvanGolunov was beaten up by officers both during his arrest & later at a police station ..

According to prominent rights lawyer Pavel Chikov, a doctor examined the reporter & found he had "a suspected rib fracture, concussion & haematoma."
Russian journalist #IvanGolunov 'severely beaten by police in custody': doctor says investigative reporter may have suffered concussion and broken ribs theguardian.com/world/2019/jun…
"Hundreds of people protested against his arrest outside Moscow’s police headquarters on Friday, holding signs in support reading: “My name is Ivan Golunov. I am a journalist. Arrest me, too.” #IvanGolunov
.@amnesty: "#IvanGolunov is a prominent critic & his investigations into government corruption did not go down well with the authorities. It seems he is now paying the price." #Russia amnesty.org/en/latest/news…
.@amnesty on #IvanGolunov: "The circumstances of his detention sound dubious & follow a depressingly familiar pattern.” #russia
Moscow court orders two months' house arrest for journalist #IvanGolunov, prohibits him from using communication technologies or communicating with other defendants in his case @meduzaproject meduza.io/en/news/2019/0…
Russian court grants early release to Chechen human rights activist Oyub Titiev, head of the Grozny branch of Memorial.

He had been sentenced to 4 years in prison in March after he was convicted of "possessing illegal drugs" reuters.com/article/us-rus…
"#IvanGolunov's supporters held round-the-clock protests outside police HQ in central Moscow & called for a march on the building on Wednesday, which is Russia Day, the country’s national holiday."

Reporter’s arrest sets off widespread protests in Russia nytimes.com/2019/06/10/wor…
"In a shocking move, three important newspapers – Vedomosti, Kommersant and RBC – printed the same large front-page headline: “I/We are Ivan Golunov".

In addition, the 3 papers suggested #IvanGolunov was arrested because of his work exposing corruption."
Interfax: close Putin ally Valentina Matviyenko, the speaker of #Russia's upper house of parliament, calls drugs case against Russian journalist #IvanGolunov a "very bad story" reut.rs/2K81pnH
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