Gennady Shulga - Justice for Journalists

Gennady Shulga

Affiliated media: Newsbox24, Blogger

Incident date: February 7, 2021

Attack type:

  • Non-fatal attack / beating / injury / torture

Who attacked: Authorities

Source: France 24

Location: Russia, Primorsky Krai, Vladivostok

Additional information:

Police in Vladivostok humiliated local blogger Gennady Shulga. His house was raided and his equipment (computer, phones) was seized. Police are now pursuing charges against protesters who blocked traffic during those demonstrations and broke into Shulga’s home as part of that investigation. He was taken for interrogation in the anti-extremism department of the local department of internal affairs, before being let go around 1pm.