Foreign journalists demanded punishment for broken Frenkel hand to vote on

the International Federation of journalists urged not to leave unpunished the perpetrators of the attack on the journalist in St. Petersburg. The incident occurred at the polling station for voting on amendments to the Constitution of Russia, among which was the clause about the cancellation of presidential terms of Vladimir Putin.

“the Federation and the Russian Union of journalists condemned the case and called for punishment for those involved in it police officers” — noted in the IFJ.

Secretary General of the organization Anthony Bellanger demanded investigation into police violence against David Frankel.

the St. Petersburg Investigative Committee has started its review. Frankel said that the police together with the observer broke his arm at station number 2191. In connection with the incident, the Russians signed a petition demanding to punish the police officer.

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