Tag: attacks on journalists in Russia

Russian Journalist Who Wrote About Wagner Mercenaries Dies Under Suspicious Circumstances

April 15, 2018

A Yekaterinburg journalist who wrote about Urals fighters in the mercenary company Wagner has died after a fall from his fifth-floor apartment.

Attacks on Russian Journalists Indicate Return to Soviet Practices, New Forms of Repression in the Internet Age

October 4, 2016

Russia Update: Suspect in Assault of Kashin Claims to Have Audio Tape Incriminating Turchak

October 1, 2015

A suspect in the case of the brutal beating of journalist Oleg Kashin in 2010 has said he can provide testimony proving that Governor Andrei Turchak of the Pskov Region ordered the assault. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and […]

Putin Now Seeking to Intimidate Journalists into Not Covering His Opponents

June 29, 2015

Staunton, June 26 – In the age of the Internet, it isn’t enough for an authoritarian ruler to control what appears in newspapers and on television. If he really wants to isolate his opponents, he must try to intimidate journalists into not covering those the leader doesn’t like lest they post their reports online and […]