Printing JSC "True North" refused to print the next issue of "The Old Guard of Arkhangelsk region, containing articles about the corruption scandals in the mayor's office of Arkhangelsk and journalistic investigation of the counting of votes at the elections of city mayors in the May 2008. This was written May 20, "Novaya Gazeta", with reference to the chief editor of the Old Guard of Arkhangelsk region "Andrew Rychkova.
The official reason for not printing plant has been named a technical problem that prevented the display number in print. However, according to Rychkova, one of the leaders of the printing personally informed him that there was "a certain letter, after which it was decided to abandon the press room.
The funds listed printers for printing the "Old Guard of Arkhangelsk region, have been fully repaid.
According to Andrew Rychkova, denial printing is initiated by local authorities. In turn, the head of the press service of the Administration of Arkhangelsk Region Podoksenova Love said the agency "BaltInfo" that this situation should comment on the printing, rather than administration.
The newspaper "The Old Guard of Arkhangelsk Region is a regional edition of the newspaper the Russian party of pensioners" Old Guard ". Regional issue printed in 2006 and distributed free of charge. Its circulation is 70 thousand copies.