Oleg Orlov. Screenshot of the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5oeo-6Nc5I

21 March 2022, 12:06

Rights defender Oleg Orlov accused of discrediting Russian Army

Oleg Orlov, a board member of the Human Rights Centre (HRC) "Memorial"*, was detained in Moscow and charged with an offense under the article on discrediting the Russian Armed Forces.

On March 20, law enforcers brought Oleg Orlov and eight other persons detained with posters in Moscow streets to the police station.

Policemen released Oleg Orlov after drawing up a protocol on public actions aimed at discrediting the Russian Armed Forces, the HRC "Memorial"* has reported on its Telegram channel.

Let us remind you that on March 6, in Moscow, law enforcers also detained Oleg Orlov, who came out with a poster to Manezhnaya Square, along with other protesters against the military operation in Ukraine.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on March 20, 2022 at 07:55 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Source: Caucasian Knot

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