The interior Ministry of Russia explained why the detained participants of pickets

hold pickets impossible due to the remaining in force of the measures imposed due to the coronavirus. As reported “Interfax”, said the Chairman of the Russian Union of journalists Vladimir Solovyov.

“We have explained in the Central apparatus of the interior Ministry, which is now continuing the quarantine measures, therefore, under article 20.2 of the administrative code they violate these measures, if out in pickets and deserve to be punished with a fine in the amount from 10 to 20 thousand rubles”, — he said.

According to Solovyov, the pickets are not the massive event, which requires coordination, and is sometimes the only possibility for the manifestation of journalists solidarity with colleagues.

the journalists came out in support of colleague and Advisor to the General Director of “Rosatom” Ivan Safronov. More than 20 people were detained. The Kremlin did not notice the reason to talk about the increasing harassment of journalists and appeal not to make generalizations.

“Such a trend does not notice, not see,” — said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov on a question on the detention of journalists.

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