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Russian Journalist in Drugs Case Hospitalised: Police

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7Dnews London

Sat, 08 Jun 2019 12:18 GMT

Russian police said on June 8th that an investigative journalist facing drugs charges in a case supporters say is trumped-up has been taken to a Moscow hospital after he fell ill in custody, AFP has reported.

Ivan Golunov, a reporter for Meduza independent news site who has been charged with attempted drug-dealing, "complained of feeling unwell," Moscow police said in a statement. 

"As a result of examination by paramedics, the decision was taken to send the detainee to a medical facility for assessment."

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