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Russia: 18 journalists arrested during anti-war protests

Over 1,300 people, including 18 journalists, were detained across Russia on Wednesday as rallies against a military mobilization declared …

Russia: first step towards the liquidation of the journalists’ union

According to the indictment, JMWU was held responsible for the “spreading of ideas related to a negative attitude towards …

Nova.rs: Russia Today to open offices in Serbia

The information was confirmed for Nova.rs by Sputnik Serbia’s editor-in-chief Ljubinka Milincic.   “Yes, it is true. They will …

Russia: EFJ and IFJ condemn suspension and demand for liquidation of independent Russian trade union JMWU

On 5 July, the Moscow City Court notified JMWU that the Moscow prosecutor had filed a lawsuit to liquidate …

Russia charges journalists with disseminating ‘fakes’ about the military; reporter Maria Ponomarenko detained

On March 4, President Vladimir Putin enacted amendments to the Russian criminal code imposing prison terms for spreading “fake” information about …

Russia: Journalist Ivan Safronov on trial for “high treason”

Ivan Safronov was one of the most prominent journalists reporting on defence issues in Russia. He was arrested in …

Stop the aggression of the Russian Federation on Ukraine

We remind that the Russian Federation, by the active engagement of its army on Ukraine’s territory, has violated the …

With new foreign agent labels, Russia steps up attack on independent media

Pressure on media by authorities reached a new peak on Friday August 20 when the justice ministry listed the country’s largest …