Support The Moscow Times!
Arts and Life
Mothers & Daughters
Arts and Life
Support The Moscow Times!
Articles with tag "Journalists"
Siberian Muckraker Who Investigated Oil Theft Jailed for Blackmail, Pornography
Eduard Shmonin links his charges to his investigation alleging industrial-scale oil theft with FSB and police involvement.
Moscow Bailiffs Visit RFE/RL Newsroom Over ‘Foreign Agent’ Fines
The bailiffs took inventory of the newsroom's equipment and informed them of proceedings to collect 5 million rubles ($67,000) in fines.
Russia Declares Independent VTimes News Site a ‘Foreign Agent’
The designation puts VTimes' future in jeopardy as it risks cratering its advertising budget and steep fines for violations.
world press freedom day
Journalists Worldwide Urge Russia to Stop Persecuting Independent Media
Nearly 250 journalists from 63 countries decried the "unprecedented pressure" against independent media like DOXA, Meduza and iStories.
Russian Billionaires, Rosneft Sue Over Book on Putin’s Rise – FT
“Putin’s People” centers on the rise of President Vladimir Putin and his relationship with wealthy oligarchs.
call for support
Meduza Launches Fundraiser in Bid to Survive ‘Foreign Agent’ Branding
The independent news site says its future is in jeopardy after its "foreign agent" designation led to an exodus of advertisers.
Russia Out to ‘Kill’ Popular News Site Meduza With ‘Foreign Agent’ Label, Editors Say
“Make no mistake: the authorities’ goal is to kill Meduza,” its chief editor said.
Russian Journalists Detained After Covering Pro-Navalny Rallies
The journalists from two leading independent news outlets had press accreditation and were wearing the required yellow press jackets.
Prominent Academics, Media Figures Show Support for Raided Russian Journalists
Nearly 300 international academics and Russian YouTuber Yury Dud decried the latest actions against DOXA editors and Roman Anin.
U.S.-Funded Radio Calls on European Court to Halt Russia Fines
RFE/FL, which Moscow designated a "foreign agent" several years ago, said it was facing fines of up to $33 million.
U.S.-Funded RFE/RL to Move Staff Out of Russia Over Crippling ‘Foreign Agent’ Fines – BBC
RFE/RL faces nearly $1 million in fines for violations related to its “foreign agent” designation in Russia, a move its president calls “illegitimate...
Russian Student Journalists Face Jail Over Navalny Protest Video
DOXA's editors were charged over a video that tells their peers not to be afraid to voice their opinions at the protests.
Raided Investigative Journalist Says Russian Independent Media Is Under Threat
Roman Anin spoke to The Moscow Times after being questioned and having his home searched by the authorities.
Russian Agents Raid Home of Investigative Journalist
"What is happening now to Roman Anin is a story of revenge," his colleagues said.
now or never
Russia Issues Deadline to U.S.-Funded Radio Over Fines
The fines against RFE/RL have been described as "the heaviest fines ever imposed on a media outlet in Russia."
Russian State-Funded Sputnik News Pulls Out of Britain
Reports in The Times said the news agency raised concerns toward the “increasingly hostile” political environment in the UK.
Russian Journalist’s Georgia Visit Sparks Protests
Protesters said they opposed Vladimir Pozner’s visit over his comments that Georgia would never regain its breakaway regions.
Socialite Sobchak Faces Blowback for Interview With Russian Serial Rapist
Critics accuse Ksenia Sobchak of giving a platform to a criminal and warn that the interview on her YouTube channel could inspire copycat acts.
Russian Police Raid Khodorkovsky-Backed Media, Opposition Group
The raids have been linked to a continuing clampdown on opposition politicians and municipal councillors.
Russia Orders Closure of Independent News Site’s Twitter Account
MBKh Media's editor-in-chief said the request marks “a new tactic” by the authorities to put pressure on social platforms.
View more articles