Journalist David Frankel after an incident at one of the polling stations of St. Petersburg was released from the hospital, told RIA Novosti in the human rights organization "apology of protest."
"David Frenkel is being discharged today. And today to him in the hospital came a representative of the investigation to record statements in the course of pre-investigation check", - reported in a human rights organization.
. At the polling station in St. Petersburg, where he was injured journalist David Frankel, invalidated 35 of the ballots from the mobile ballot box, said the head of the legal Department of Saint-Petersburg electoral Commission Oleg Hook.
"If you talk about what originally caused the interest in this polling station, we can recall that the stumbling block was the procedure for voting using a single portable box. In this box there were 35 ballots. The validity of all other ballots submitted to the precinct election Commission, no doubt. As was admitted some deficiencies in the presentation of results of voting using the mobile ballot box, the Commission found it possible and necessary ballots, which were contained in a portable box, to invalidate. Was invalidated 35 of the ballots," said Hook reporters.
Journalists should be able to freely carry out its activities, respecting the norms of the current legislation, said press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
Peskov said that he was unaware of any additional orders of Russian President, aimed to address the Investigative Committee or the Ministry of internal Affairs on this matter.
The police checked complaints of beatings coming from the ex-wife of actor Marat Basharova criminal cases on these facts were brought to the answer of the first Deputy interior Minister Alexander Gorovoy at the request of the Chairman of the Duma Committee on family, women and children Oksana Pushkina (a copy is available to RIA Novosti).
Earlier Pushkin was sent to the interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev with a request to explain, whether to respond to the police in cases of use of force Basharov in relation to their ex-wives. Pushkin in his address said that Basharov has repeatedly admitted that he had beaten their wives.