Tag: Yelena Milashina

Novaya Gazeta on Threats of Retribution Against Journalists from Chechen Clergy over Articles on Persecution of LGBT

April 14, 2017

Chechen clergy led an assembly in the Central Mosque of Grozny on April 3, calling for retribution against Novaya Gazeta’s journalists for their reporting on persecution of LGBT in the republic.

Novaya Gazeta Reports Point-Blank Execution of Chechen ‘Attackers’ at Odds with Official Account of ‘Clash’ with National Guards

March 25, 2017

When Russian media reported March 24 that 6 National Guardsmen and 6 militants were killed in a “shoot-out” in Chechnya, it was a typical story with scant details. Now Novaya Gazeta has evidence the Chechens were executed point-blank, contradicting the official report.

How Many Russians Are Fighting for ISIS? A Brief History of The Kremlin’s Arbitrary Numbers

December 20, 2016

Reports of precise numbers and accounts of tracking Islamist fighters as they leave Russia and return open up the question of how much the FSB controls these fighters, not only to gather intelligence but to perform missions.

Russia Update: Novaya Gazeta Reporter Milashina Targeted With Death Threat by Chechen Media

June 10, 2015

A death treat was made by the deputy editor of an official Chechen government publication against Yelena Milashina, special correspondent for Novaya Gazeta who has covered a number of controversies in Chechnya, including the razing of the homes of terrorists’ relatives and forced marriage. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely […]