Journalism and Protests – level 1

19-06-2019 15:00

Russia is not safe for journalists. Between 1992 and 2019, 58 reporters are killed in Russia. Ivan Golunov is a Russian reporter. People know him because he shows corruption in Moscow.

Golunov is not killed but police arrest him. Police say that they find drugs. Golunov’s supporters say that the drugs are not his. They say that the police put the drugs in his things. Some people in Moscow start to protest.

Police let Golunov go. He is free. He is not in any trouble. However, people are still protesting. The Kremlin gets involved. Three police generals lose their jobs.

Difficult words: corruption (bad things which politicians do), supporter (somebody who supports – likes and helps someone), get involved (start doing something about a situation).

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