The owner of the Siberian portal Sib.fm Andrey Ksenchuk Facebook explained the conflict with retired editor-in-chief of the edition Sergey Samoilenko: the recall, resigned from his post after a request to remove the news about the visit of Alexei Navalny in Novosibirsk.
According to Ksenya, he was dissatisfied with the work of Samoilenko (in this case over the past year, according to him, the attendance of a portal has doubled), and that, in turn, not even trying to argue in response to the requirement to remove the material, instead of immediately resigning.
The requirement appeared on “the request of people who are financial help to the edition”. A man Ksenchuk called the Deputy of the state Duma from “United Russia” Victor Ignatov, who financially supported the website a year ago. The owner of the newspaper added that he is not sympathetic to Navalny, and why does not consider it necessary to write about it.
In the comments to this post Xanuka the head of election campaign of Navalny Leonid Volkov said that “you (Ksenchuk – ed.) at the request Ignatova nasovershal article small weight (item 2 of article 144 of the criminal code — obstruction of the lawful professional activities of a journalist, using his official position) — but very unpleasant, believe me, as a single person, which is in Novosibirsk under this article to practice. The trial is very muddy, large fines and still have two years of correctional labor to give. You need it?”
Wolves also promised to write on Xanuka the Declaration under article 144 of the criminal code.
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