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Media: Milashina and Nemov took off on a special flight from Beslan to Moscow


MOSCOW, July 4Attacked in Chechnya, journalist Yelena Milashina and lawyer Alexander Nemov flew on a special flight from Beslan to Moscow together with Novaya Gazeta editor-in-chief Dmitry Muratov, according to the newspaper's telegram channel.
Elena Milashina and lawyer Alexander Nemov flew to Grozny on the announcement of the verdict to the wife of the ex-Judge of Chechnya Saydi Yangulbaev – Zarema Musaeva – in the case of assault on a law enforcement officer. Tamerlan Tsgoev, Commissioner for Human Rights in North Ossetia, said that during the attack, the journalist received broken fingers on her arm and a head injury, and the lawyer was stabbed.

“Elena Milashina and Alexander Nemov flew on a special flight to Moscow from Beslan with the editor-in-chief of Novaya Gazeta Dmitry Muratov and Alexei Venediktov* (recognized as a foreign agent – ed.),” the message reads.

Human Rights Ombudsman in the Russian Federation Tatyana Moskalkova said that she had applied to the Investigative Committee and the Prosecutor's Office of Chechnya in connection with the beating of Milashina and Nemov. According to her, any illegal actions that threaten the life and health of Russian citizens must be stopped, and the perpetrators found and punished. The head of the Union of Journalists of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Solovyov, said he was studying the situation, stressing that attacks on media representatives were unacceptable. Chairman of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Alexander Bastrykin instructed the head of the Investigative Committee of the Investigative Committee for Chechnya to conduct an inspection and submit a report on the fact of the attack. The Ministry of Internal Affairs for Chechnya is conducting an investigation into the attack on Milashina and Nemov. The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, said that he had instructed the competent authorities to make every effort to identify the people who beat the lawyer and the journalist.

* An individual acting as a foreign agent in Russia.

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