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Russian Investigative News Site The Insider Added to ‘Foreign Agents’ List
The outlet is known for its work with Bellingcat on investigations into the poisonings of Alexei Navalny and former spy Sergei Skripal.
'assembly line' of espionage
No Plea Bargain in Treason Case, Russian Ex-Journalist Safronov Says in Since-Deleted Column
“I’ve made my choice: No deals whatsoever,” Ivan Safronov wrote of the treason investigation he says is unfounded.
order to disband
Russia’s First ‘Undesirable’ News Outlet Promises New Bombshell Investigation, Defying Ban
“Proekt, to put it mildly, is not going anywhere,” editor-in-chief Roman Badanin wrote.
Russia Bans Independent Investigative Outlet Proekt with ‘Undesirable’ Label
Proekt has been behind several high-profile investigations into hidden wealth and corruption among Russia’s elites.
press under pressure
Belarus Raids Independent News Sites in Media Crackdown
President Lukashenko's regime continues to clamp down on media not under state control in the wake of last year's opposition protests.
press in exile
Khodorkovsky Says Ready to Relocate His Russia-Based Journalists Facing ‘Next Purge’
He made the announcement after Russia added four of his civil society and educational groups to its list of “undesirable” organizations.
Russian Journalists Investigating Top Cop’s Wealth Raided, Detained
The raids may stem from a criminal libel investigation over Proekt's 2017 report linking Putin to a businessman suspected of mafia connections.
Belarus Denies Russian State Media Accreditation Over ‘Bias’ – FM
Belarus' foreign minister accused TASS of allowing headlines “that surpass even [U.S.-funded RFE/RL] in their emotional coloring.”
Kremlin Bars Independent Broadcaster From Pool Over Navalny Protest Coverage
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Dozhd “supported illegal actions” by covering the protests.
Siberian Journalist Beaten While Investigating U.S.-Sanctioned Chechen Fight Club
“Write less reports about decent people,” the journalist recounted one of his assailants as telling him.
Azerbaijan Organizers Ban Russian Journalist from Euro 2020
Nobel Arustamyan, who has Armenian ancestry, was banned over his visits to the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh.
no path forward
Independent Russian News Site VTimes Shuts Down Following ‘Foreign Agent’ Labeling
VTimes was formed by ex-Vedomosti editors and journalists who left after clashing with a chief editor they accused of pro-Kremlin censorship.
Why We're Closing VTimes, One of Russia's Last Independent News Outlets
The "foreign agent” label assigned to the website administrator of vtimes.io has destroyed our business model and we see no viable way to continue.
Roman Protasevich: From Teen Activist to Belarus Bugbear
The dissident journalist has been an anti-Lukashenko activist since his teens, now he has been designated a terrorist.
Chief Editor Leaves Russia's Vedomosti Year After Censorship Row
Andrei Shmarov's appointment by Vedomosti's new owners had sparked a mass exodus of senior editors and journalists.
Belarus Raids Main Independent News Site
The raids come amid a widening crackdown in Belarus after the country's historic opposition movement last year.
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.
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