Metro 2033 author put on Russian government ‘wanted’ list for condemning invasion of Ukraine

Metro 2033 author Dmitry Glukhovsky is facing a lengthy prison sentence in Russia over his criticism of the country’s invasion of Ukraine. A Radio Free Europe (opens in new tab) report says Glukhovsky was added to the Interior Ministry’s wanted list on June 7 for violating a law imposed in March that criminalizes independent reporting and protest of the Russian war in Ukraine.

Glukhovsky said in a post on Telegram (opens in new tab) (Google translated (opens in new tab)) that he is “accused of discrediting the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation for a post on Instagram.” That apparently refers to this post, made on March 12, shortly after the law against criticism of the war (opens in new tab) went into effect:

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