A Yekaterinburg journalist who wrote about Urals fighters in the mercenary company Wagner has died after a fall from his fifth-floor apartment.
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Attacks on Russian Journalists Indicate Return to Soviet Practices, New Forms of Repression in the Internet Age 2016-10-04 18:20:35 President Vladimir Putin has been steadily dismantling the independent press since coming to power in 2000. Some outlets have completely lost their independence and others still proclaiming independence are under immense pressure. In recent weeks, both […]
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 […]
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 […]