Russian journalist Marina Ovsyannikova spoke out after she was arrested last night for appearing on Russian state television with a protest banner “Stop the war, do not trust propaganda.”
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Journalist who appeared in the news with an anti-war banner in Russia may face up to 15 years in prison
She wrote on Twitter that she does not know what will happen to her but that she does not regret her reaction. According to the criminal code, she can be sentenced to 5 to 15 years in prison. The Kremlin called the incident “hooliganism”.
The United Nations has demanded that there be no punishment because it is about freedom of speech.
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