Tag: Lenta.Ru

Yarosh is Spoiling for a Fight

March 12, 2014

The article below has new-found significance. It was published by the Russian government-operated daily newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta, seen as a direct mouthpiece for the Kremlin. The piece has added significance because the Russian government has warned the independent media outlet Lenta.ru over an interview they conducted with Ukrainian Right Sector leader Dmytro Yarosh. Now, without […]

Photographer, Not a Pirate! We Demand the Release of Denis Sinyakov

September 27, 2013

Many of Russia’s newspapers have shut their pictures off today, replacing them with black or grey squares, or red Xs, in order to protest against the imprisonment of a distinguished photojournalist, Denis Sinyakov. Sinyakov was photographing a protest by Greenpeace activists when he and the activists were arrested. Despite the fact that Sinyakov was only […]