Media Watchdog Calls For Release of Opposition Journalists

Kremlin and St. Basil's file photo

(Moscow Times – – January 3, 2014) Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders has urged Russia to free opposition journalists locked up in the country’s jails, expressing concern that lesser-known cases would be forgotten after the recent release of high-profile prisoners. “The release of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Pussy Riot and Greenpeace activists must not divert attention from the many other threats […]

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Reporters Without Borders Calls Putin a Predator and Control Freak

Kremlin and Moscow Environs Aerial View

(Moscow Times – – May 3, 2013) An international media watchdog has called President Vladimir Putin a “predator” of free press and lumped him together with the likes of new Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Italian Mafia. The  France-based Reporters Without Borders released an updated list of 39 “Predators of Freedom of Information” for World Press Freedom Day […]

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