The Basmanny District Court of Moscow has chosen the ex-editor of Channel One, Marina Ovsyannikova, house arrest until October 9 as a preventive measure in the case of fakes about the Russian army. The court granted the requirement of the investigation. The journalist faces up to 10 years in prison.
On August 10, Mrs. Ovsyannikova was charged under paragraph “e” of Part 2 of Art. 207.3 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (dissemination of false information about the use of armed forces based on political, ideological, racial, national or religious hatred or enmity, or based on hatred or enmity against any social group).
Marina Ovsyannikova became famous after she came out with an anti-war poster on the air of the Vremya program on Channel One on March 15. After that, she was fined three times – in an administrative case of violating the rules for holding a rally and in two cases of discrediting the Russian armed forces.
About the position of Marina Ovsyannikova – in the material “Kommersant” “Investigation on the” First “”.