Tag: attacks on media in Russia

Getting The News From Chechnya – The Crackdown On Free Press You May Have Missed

March 16, 2016

When a minivan with eight Russian and European journalists and human rights activists was attacked on March 9 by a band of professional thugs near the border of Ingushetia and Chechnya last week, the story was covered briefly in some world news outlets but didn’t attract much attention. Putin’s war in Syria has distracted from […]

Russia Update: Kashin Releases Names of Suspects in His 2010 Beating

September 12, 2015

Prominent Russian blogger Oleg Kashin at long last was able to identify by name the suspects in the brutal 2010 attack on him. But the likely organizer of the attack has now been released. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign […]