The head of the Union of Journalists of Russia, Vladimir Solovyov, said that there was no interference in the work of media workers when covering uncoordinated actions in the regions of the country. TASS.
In his opinion, the situation remains calm.
“The press is still working quietly, everyone who is wearing vests has access to the places of unauthorized actions and carries out their professional activities,” Solovyov said.
The head of the UJR added that during the protest events, several journalists were detained in Irkutsk and Krasnoyarsk, the issue is now being resolved with them.
In addition, the editor-in-chief of the Yakutia.Info newspaper Denis Adamov was detained by law enforcement officials. He was released after the intervention of the regional branch of the Union of Journalists.
Formerly the head of the HRC Valery Fadeev called the actions taking place in the country a provocation that has nothing to do with the protection of rights.
In addition, Roskomnadzor recalled responsibility for disseminating false information about protests.