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Popular Political Sports Website Bought by Aspiring Russian Lawmaker
Readers expressed fears that Sports.ru's editorial independence could be curbed under its new ownership.
Belarus Court Sentences Journalists to 2 Years in Prison
The two journalists were sentenced for leading "group actions that grossly violate public order," charges they called "trumped-up."
Lukashenko Rival in Court as Belarus Sees New Crackdown
Former presidential hopeful Viktor Babaryko stands accused of corruption and money laundering.
Belarusian Police Mount Raids on Journalists, Activists
The searches were part of a probe into mass protests against President Alexander Lukashenko.
fit for print
Russian News Site Warns of ‘Dangerous Precedent’ With $200K Libel Fine
The Ura.ru news website said that its case could set a trend of silencing media outlets by forcing them into bankruptcy.
‘Letting Koza go’
Russian Independent News Site Shuts Down After Editor’s Self-Immolation Death
Irina Slavina set herself on fire last October after coming under pressure from authorities for her reporting on local politics and corruption.
out of beds
Mediazona Editor Held in Overcrowded Cell After Mass Navalny Arrests
Photos show Sergei Smirnov in an eight-person cell with 27 others after he was jailed for "inciting protest."
retweets not endorsements
Russia Jails Prominent Independent Journalist Over Protest Retweet
Mediazona editor-in-chief Sergei Smirnov retweeted a joke about his resemblance to a pro-Navalny rock musician.
Russia Fines RFE/RL for ‘Foreign Agent’ Breaches
RFE/RL recently said it is facing an “existential moment” under crippling fines and threats of prison as Russia tightens its “foreign agent” law...
Russia Seeks to Squeeze Out U.S.-Funded Media – NYT
RFE/RL reportedly faces steep fines in Russia for failing to label its content as produced by a “foreign agent.”
Ex-Cops in Russian Reporter's Drugs Arrest Deny Guilt
The arrest of reporter Ivan Golunov on trumped-up drug charges spurred a massive campaign calling for his release last summer.
Turkey Court Orders Release of Russian Reporters – Official
The two journalists had been accused of filming near a facility manufacturing drones without authorization.
Russia Urges Release of Reporters Detained in Turkey
A Turkish foreign ministry source said the reporters were detained while filming near a facility for manufacturing drones.
Jailed Russian Ex-Journalist Safronov Kept in Jail Pending Treason Trial
Safronov’s lawyer said investigators continue to withhold evidence from his defense team.
NYT's Russia Job Posting 'Russophobic,' Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Says
“The American press has been fighting the ‘monster’ for so long that it did not notice that it became the monster itself.”
lack of liability
Russia Finds No Criminal Influence on Journalist’s Self-Immolation Death – Kommersant
Irina Slavina wrote on her Facebook page to “blame the Russian Federation” for her death an hour before her suicide.
Ex-Vedomosti Journalists’ VTimes News Website Goes Live
VTimes aims to continue Vedomosti’s tradition of independent, objective journalism for Russian-speaking readers.
Call for change
Russian Activists Demand End to Intimidation at Funeral of Journalist Who Set Herself on Fire
Irina Slavina’s last social media post told her followers to “blame the Russian Federation” for her death.
'Blame the Russian Federation for My Death,' Journalist Writes Before Self-Immolation
Irina Slavina said her home had been raided the previous day by security forces.
caught in the crossfire
Two French Journalists Hurt in Nagorno-Karabakh Fighting
A reporter from Russian broadcaster TV Rain was also among the shelled journalists but was not injured.
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