This was reported by RIA Novosti with reference to her lawyer Dmitry Zakhvatov.

“The criminal case was initiated under Art.

207.3 of the Criminal Code of Russia in the GSU of the Investigative Committee of Russia,” the lawyer said.

As the source of the agency in law enforcement agencies specified, a case was opened against Ovsyannikova about fakes about the Russian Armed Forces.

The source also confirmed that searches were being carried out at her place.

Earlier, the Meshchansky Court of Moscow fined Ovsyannikov 50 thousand rubles under the article on discrediting the Russian Armed Forces.