Affiliated media: Journalist
Incident date: May 8, 2023
- Administrative arrest, remand, pre-trial detention, prison
Who attacked: Authorities
Location: Russia, Kaliningrad Oblast, Kaliningrad
A court in Kaliningrad imposed a ban of certain actions as a measure of restraint on journalist Mikhail Feldman in the case of «discrediting» the army (Part 1 of Article 280.3 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). Feldman is charged with two episodes of «crimes» for posting and reposting on VKontakte. Feldman was detained on May 8 and since then he has been in a temporary detention center awaiting trial. Feldman has been banned from using the Internet, spending the night out of his home, and approaching administrative buildings.