Activist from Kaluga Timofei Radzikhovsky responded to a comment by Dmitry Medvedev, deputy head of Russia's Security Council, in which the politician promised revenge for blocking the YouTube channel of Dmitry Puchkov (“Goblin”), with a sentence: “Dmitry, can you stop drinking already?” After that, the Russian lost access to the public community Civil Society of the Kaluga Region on VKontakte, and his colleague, journalist Denis Starostin, was detained, Sota reports.
Starostin was questioned about Radzikhovsky and was about to be sent to Moscow but was later released. The activists have not yet restored their access to the community, comments to the posts are closed.
Earlier, Dmitry Medvedev expressed support for blogger Dmitry Puchkov (“Goblin”) in connection with the blocking of his YouTube channel and promised to “take revenge.” Puchkov's channel was blocked by the video hosting service for violating the community rules. Puchkov claims he is being punished for his pro-Russian stance.