Skip to main content

A Journalist was arrested

On April 7, 2010 Ernest Vardanyan, 33, a journalist of Armenian origin, was arrested in the Republic of Transdniestria on charges of espionage for Moldova and may face 12-20 years in prison.
The Armenian journalist freelanced for the Russian Internet news agency Novy Region (in the unrecognized Republic of Transdniestria). In 2009, he started to work also for the Chisinau-based newspaper Puls, which caused irritation among Transdniestria authorities.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *