MOSCOW, March 15. /TASS/. The Russian Investigative Committee has launched a preliminary inquiry on Marina Ovsyannikova, who burst into the studio of Channel One's news program Vremya the last night during a live broadcast, a source in the law enforcement agencies told TASS.
"A preliminary inquiry is being conducted regarding Ovsyannikova to determine whether her actions constitute a crime under Article 207.3 of the Russian Criminal Code (‘Public dissemination of deliberately false information about the use of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation’)," the source said.
According to the source, no administrative case was initiated against her, and the materials were transferred to the Investigative Committee.
On Monday night, during a live broadcast of the Vremya TV evening news on Channel, a woman burst into the studio holding signs behind the newscaster. It later turned out that it was the editor of the program, Marina Ovsyannikova. The woman is a native of Odessa, a law enforcement source told TASS.
"The woman who burst into the studio of the TV news program Vremya during a live broadcast on Channel One is a native of Odessa," the source said. According to him, Marina Ovsyannikova was born there in 1978.
The woman is currently in custody.