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A Russian court docket has positioned a journalist from the native version of US journal Forbes underneath home arrest.

Sergei Mingazov was detained earlier on Friday on suspicion of spreading false details about the Russian military, in response to the journal.

Vladimir Torkonyak, an official from the Khabarovsk Regional Court stated that the 55-year-old journalist was positioned underneath home arrest for spreading “fake news about the Russian army” by a two-year-old submit on a Telegram channel, reported Russia’s state-owned RIA information company.

His lawyer, Konstantin Bubon, stated the social media submit was concerning the Russian atrocities in Ukraine’s Bucha the place the invading forces have been accused of murdering and massacring civilians earlier than abandoning town in April 2022.

“In short, for reposting a publication about the events in Bucha” on a Telegram channel, the lawyer wrote.

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