15 Feb 2018 11:25

Novaya Gazeta journalist Ali Feruz leaving for Germany

MOSCOW. Feb 15 (Interfax) - Khudoberdi Nurmatov, a Novaya Gazeta journalist known also under the penname of Ali Feruz, is leaving Russia for Germany, Novaya Gazeta founder Dmitry Muratov told Interfax.

"Ali is to leave the country in ten minutes. He is currently on board a plane along with his lawyer, friend, and a Red Cross representative," Muratov said.