Prominent Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov, cries as he leaves an Investigative Committee building in Moscow. Photo: AP Photo

Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov freed in shock turnaround after police abruptly drop drugs charges

  • Release marks an extremely rare case of Russian security officials admitting a mistake
  • Golunov’s defence team said he was beaten and denied a lawyer for more than 12 hours
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Prominent Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov, cries as he leaves an Investigative Committee building in Moscow. Photo: AP Photo
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