Former adviser to the head of the office of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky Oleksiy Arestovich is included in the list of "terrorists and extremists" of Rosfinmonitoring. It is reported by RIA Novosti.
Arestovich resigned on 17 January. He wrote a statement admitting that he made a gross mistake when he said that a Russian missile hit a house in Dnipro after being shot down by Ukrainian air defense forces.
The list also included the Russian actor Artur Smolyaninov, who had previously been declared a “foreign agent” in the Russian Federation.
In April, Katerina Gordeeva's YouTube channel published an interview with the actor, where he stated that he opposed the war unleashed by Russia. After the interview was released, Smolyaninov was expelled from projects with state funding, he left Russia. In October 2022, Smolyaninov was fined 30 thousand rubles in the case of “discrediting” the army. For what kind of statement, it was not reported.
In January 2023 Novaya Gazeta. Europe” published an interview with the actor. In it, he stated that if he had the opportunity to fight, he would have fought on the side of Ukraine. The actor also once again condemned the war and criticized the Russian Federation:
“I don’t give a damn what remains of Russia, even if one region, and everything else turns into radioactive ashes.”