Azerbaijani Prosecutor General’s Office has opened a criminals case against Russian journalist Semen Pegov, author of the WarGonzo project, the BBC reports.
The journalist is accused of “illegally crossing the border of Azerbaijan, anti-state calls and calls for terrorism.”
The Prosecutor General’s Office also accuses Pegov of “entering into a criminal relationship” with persons in Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh.
The Azerbaijani Prosecutor General’s Office has sent a request to the Russian law-enforcemnet bodies.
Azerbaijan has so far blacklisted a number of journalists, celebrities and others for visiting Nagorno Karabakh.
Semen Pegov has been covering the developments in Nagorno Karabakh since Azerbaijan unleashed large-scale offensive on September 27.
In particular, he presented a special report from Hadrut the day Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Alyev claimed to have captured the city.