Edition of the state newspaper "The Banner of Youth" tries to make against a former newspaper reporter in Brest, Ales Levchuk a criminal case.
The reporter learned about it during his interrogation by the police on January 15. The investigators showed him the documents according to which version of the publication believes that former reporter must answer to the newspaper "The Banner of Youth" under Art. 188.2 Criminal Code for libel.
"The editorial says that I damaged the reputation of publication. Member Radio Liberty and on his own blog, I reported on his dismissal and working conditions in this paper. After the publication there were many comments. Some even wrote to the email box of the newspaper "The Banner of Youth." Editors felt that thus I insulted the newspaper business reputation. Me sued, demanding that I refuted his earlier words, pay court costs, "- said Liauchuk Freedom.
The first hearing is scheduled for Jan. 26 at the Moscow Court of Brest.