Finnish journalist fined for an interview with ex-mayor of Petrozavodsk Galina Shirshina

petrozavodskInterfax.rufontanka.fi, and gubdaily.ru report that Esa Tuominen, a journalist from Finland, was fined 2000 roubles ($25) and had his visa revoked for interviewing “without journalistic accreditation” the ex-mayor of Petrozavodsk, Galina Shirshina, famous for being the last of non- United Russia city heads, recently fired from her job in a controversial if not to say scandalous manner. The journalist was apparently apprehended after two ladies sitting next to him and Ms. Shirshina in a cafe called the authorities.

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