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‘FREEDOM OF SPEECH’
Russian Journalist Dmitry Muratov Wins Nobel Peace Prize
The editor of the independent Novaya Gazeta newspaper said he would have awarded jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny the honor.
'we'll keep going'
German Freedom of Expression Prize Goes to Navalny
The M100 Media Award has since 2005 been awarded by a jury of journalists from around the world.
Russian Trolls Targeting Western Media: U.K. Research
Researchers said 32 major Western news outlets are being hijacked by pro-Russian trolls to spread pro-Kremlin disinformation.
Russian Journalists Demand End to Crackdown on Media
The outcry comes after Russia slapped several media outlets and individual journalists with the "foreign agent" label.
The Kremlin Is Coming for Media One By One — and Society Is Helpless to Stop It
By labelling the independent Dozhd broadcaster a 'foreign agent,' the Kremlin once again showed it doesn't play by the rules.
I Am a 'Foreign Agent'
‘Like being at my own funeral’: Russian journalist Sonya Groysman describes life after being labeled a ‘foreign agent’
Moscow Denies BBC Reporter's Expulsion Is Media Crackdown
Rainsford, one of the BBC's long-serving Moscow correspondents, was told she would have to leave the country when her current visa expires in August.
Russia Blocks Exiled Khodorkovsky’s News Sites, Rights Group
Open Media, MBKh Media and Pravozashchita Otkrytki have been blocked ahead of high-stakes September parliamentary elections.
Chief Editor of ‘Undesirable’ Investigative Outlet Will Not Return to Russia – Reuters
Russia’s Justice Ministry has added Proekt journalists to its list of “foreign agents” and outlawed the outlet itself as “undesirable.”
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.
Why Russia Was Not Ready for VTimes
The example of VTimes confirms what we have known for a long time already: There is no place for independent media in Russia.
Russian Lawmakers Pass Bill to Make Web Giants Go Local
Foreign social media companies could be banned by the Russian government if they don't set up local offices in Russia.
Russia’s Newsru.com News Site Shuts Down After 21 Years
The news outlet cited financial and political difficulties as the basis of their decision to close.
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.
Russia Declares Independent News Site Meduza a ‘Foreign Agent’
Meduza said it rejected the decision "categorically" and would challenge it in court.
Russia Fines Radio Free Europe $150K Under 'Foreign Agent' Law
Russia's communications regulator warned the final bill could still increase.
‘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.
Russian Authorities Are Targeting Journalists, Historians and Activists. The Rest of Us Could Be Next.
Every day, without interruption, brings more searches, detentions, arrests and criminal charges.
Safronov Case Marks an Escalation of a New Campaign Against Dissent
The Kremlin has unleashed the Federal Security Service against critical voices in the media and cultural spheres.
Russian Independent Magazine Editor Detained after Police Raid
The arrest is linked to the detention of the adviser to Russia’s space chief and former Kommersant and Vedomosti journalist Ivan Safronov.
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