Journalist and Trainer Grigory Pasko Beaten

Russian journalist Grigory Pasko was beaten by unknown men on Tuesdayin the city of Barnaul in what appeared to be a planned attack, he said on social media.

Pasko was set upon by two men on the street in the early morning and told to leave town, witness Arkady Bavchenko said in a Facebook post, writes the OCCRP.

Pasko had been attending a seminar on investigative journalism in Barnaul, in the Siberian region of Altai Krai. He has been examined by doctors and has suffered no permanent damage.

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