MOSCOW, October 3 – Novosti. The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia put Marina Ovsyannikova, an ex-employee of Channel One, on the wanted list, follows from the departmental base of the wanted.
“The basis for the search: wanted under the article of the Criminal Code,” the response to the request says. The article is not specified.
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In August, a court in Moscow placed Ovsyannikova under house arrest. According to Dmitry Zakhvatov, the defendant’s lawyer, she was charged under an article on spreading false information about the Russian army, which provides for punishment of up to ten years in prison.
According to him, the picket on Sofiyskaya embankment in Moscow served as the reason for initiating the case. Prior to this, Ovsyannikova had already been fined several times under the article of the Administrative Code on discrediting the Russian army.
In mid-March, Ovsyannikova, who was then the editor of the Vremya program, appeared live with a pacifist poster. The first channel began checking, she was fired.
After that, she was hired by the German edition of Die Welt for several months. State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin called such employment a sop and called for the deprivation of citizenship of those who behave meanly, treacherously towards the country.
Earlier, Ovsyannikova was also fined several times under the article of the Administrative Code on discrediting the Russian army.
Novosti does not yet have official comments from the police.