Who is Marina Ovsyannikova? Wikipedia, Biography, Age, Journalist, Wanted List
Marina Ovsyannikova Wikipedia – Marina Ovsyannikova Biography
Marina Ovsyannikova, a Russian Journalist, gained international attention for holding a ‘no war poster’ on live TV. Russia has placed Ovsyannikova on a wanted list after she was reportedly released from house arrest.
Ovsyannikova, a Ukrainian-born woman, gained international attention after she rushed into Channel One’s studio to protest the Ukraine war. She was holding a sign that read “no war” and held it. She was then fined 30,000 rubles (£460) for not following protest laws.
Marina Ovsyannikova Age
She is 44 years old.
Holding Up ‘No War’ Poster on Live TV
After holding up an antiwar sign on a primetime news program of state broadcaster Channel One in March, Ovsyannikova became well-known both in Russia and internationally.
Ovsyannikova protested against the war, and she was later charged with spreading false information about Russia’s army. She held a poster reading “Putin a murderer, his troops are fascists” during a protest at the Kremlin’s Moskva River embankment. To await her trial, she was placed under house arrest and could face up to 10 years imprisonment.
Russia Put Her on Wanted List
Russian authorities placed Marina Ovsyannikova on Monday, the ex-state TV journalist who decried the Kremlin’s invasion of Ukraine, on the federal wanted lists.
In August, she was arrested for spreading false information about the Russian Armed Forces. She held a sign that read: “How many children must die in Ukraine before you stop?” Near the Kremlin.
Ovsyannikova was last week allegedly escaped from house arrest along with her 11-year-old daughter by her ex-husband.
It wasn’t immediately clear if she was still living in Russia or if she had fled.
If she is convicted of spreading false information about the army, she could spend up to 10 years behind bars.
Ovsyannikova Escaped House Arrest
Ovsyannikova was reportedly released from house arrest on Saturday by her ex-husband.
“Last night my ex-wife left her place of residence that the court had assigned to her and fled with my 11-year-old daughter in an unknown direction,” Igor Ovsyannikov, an employee at state-run news station RT, stated.
Ovsyannikova is not available for comment. She was added to the online list of fugitives by the interior ministry on Monday with a photo.