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Political Analysts Join Russia Exodus As Top Think Tank Closes
The shuttering of think tank Carnegie Moscow is just one of a series of closures affecting international organizations in Russia.
Russian Search Engines Remove Independent Media, ‘Extremist’ Instagram Results
Yandex and Mail.ru said Monday they have stopped giving out the search results in line with Russian legislation.
Russian Schoolchildren, Teachers Arrested Amid Crackdown on Anti-War Dissent
More than 200 Russians were arrested this weekend amid what some describe as Soviet-style informing.
Russian Lawmakers Pursue New Powers to Close ‘Disrespectful’ Media
The new bill will give officials the power to close publications without the need for court approval
Russian Councilor Charged Over ‘False Information’ on Troops
The elected member of the municipal council in the city of Omsk posted critical views on Moscow's military operation in Ukraine.
Russia Limits Access to Google News
Russia has restricted access to the Google News service, accusing it of providing access to "false" information about Russia's offensive in Ukraine.
News Outlets Halt Work in Russia Over 'Fake News' Jail Terms
Two Russian outlets, Nobel Prize-winning newspaper Novaya Gazeta and business news website The Bell, said Friday they will stop reporting on Russia's invasion...
Facebook, Multiple Media Sites Partially Down in Russia – AFP, NGO
AFP journalists in Moscow were not able to access Facebook, as well as the sites of media outlets Meduza, Deutsche Welle, RFE-RL and the BBC's Russian-language...
Russia Blocks Number of Independent and Ukrainian Media Outlets
The state media watchdog had threatened outlets if they used information beyond official Russian Defense Ministry announcements in reporting on the war...
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Russia Shuts Down German Broadcaster Deutsche Welle’s Moscow Office
The move comes in response to Berlin's ban on the German-language channel of Russian state TV network RT.
Why the Kremlin Blocking TOR Is a Big Deal
The encryption software allows users to access websites and pages blocked by the authorities, but TOR has been political since its inception in the 1960s...
Russia Opens First ‘Foreign Agents’ Cases Against Individuals
Critics fear lawsuits against individuals labeled “foreign agents” represent a new stage in Russia’s crackdown on independent voices.
Russia Makes Covering Military Corruption News Grounds for ‘Foreign Agent’ Status
A new list sets out information that could be used to threaten state security.
FOREIGN AGENT CRACKDOWN
Russian Editor of Investigative Outlet Charged With Illegal Border Crossing
Russian authorities have added The Insider editor Roman Dobrokhotov to the country's wanted list.
Russia Threatens YouTube Block Over RT German Spat
YouTube deleted RT’s DE and DFP channels for repeatedly breaching its coronavirus misinformation policy, sparking uproar from Moscow.
Free Speech a ‘Core Value,’ YouTube CEO Says After Blocking Russian Opposition Videos
YouTube had taken down jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s voting strategy videos ahead of Russia's parliamentary elections.
Telegram Messenger Blocks Navalny Bot During Russian Election
The decision further restricts access to Alexei Navalny's Smart Voting system, following Apple and Google takedowns of his app.
TECH GIANTS SUCCUMB
Apple, Google Delete Navalny App on Day of Russian Parliamentary Vote
The app contained tactical voting recommendations for challengers to pro-Putin incumbents from the ruling United Russia party.
Russia Blocks VPN Providers in Ongoing Internet Crackdown
Russia said the blocked VPNs had allowed Russians to access illegal content.
Russia Blocks Independent News Outlet’s Website
Online outlet Readovka had published an investigation into an MP’s alleged hidden wealth.
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