Andrey Zayakin - Justice for Journalists

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Andrey Zayakin

Affiliated media: Novaya Gazeta, Dissernet , Data Department Editor, Co-Founder

Incident date: August 29, 2022

Attack type:

  • Prosecution for extremism, links with terrorists, inciting hatred, high treason, calling for the overthrow of the constitutional order, rehabilitation of Nazism (2)

Who attacked: Authorities

Source: Mediazona

Location: Russia, Moscow, Moscow

Additional information:

A court in Moscow ordered a ban on certain actions by Andrey Zayakin, the editor of the data department of Novaya Gazeta and co-founder of Dissernet. He is accused of financing an extremist organization (Part 1 of Article 282.3 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) for donating RUB 1,000 to the Anti-Corruption Foundation. The data of Zayakin and five other donors was traced by the Ministry of Internal Affairs due to a failure of the Stripe transfer service.