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Chechen journalist’s young wife attacked, left unconscious in Moscow

Reporters Without Borders is dismayed to learn that Madina Duduyeva, the wife of journalist Abdulla Duduyev, was attacked on her way to her (...)

Published on 27 October 2011 Read

Russia

Call for more effort, more vigilance five years after Politkovskaya murder

The failure to solve Anna Politkovskaya (Анна Политковская)’s murder in the five years since her death casts a long shadow that threatens all those who fight (...)

Published on 6 October 2011 Read

Russia

Retired police officer arrested on suspicion of organizing Politkovskaya murder

Reporters Without Borders is delighted to learn that the Russian authorities yesterday arrested a retired Moscow police officer on suspicion of (...)

Published on 24 August 2011 Read

Russia

Two seizures of newspaper issues by regional governments in past month

Reporters Without Borders condemns last week’s seizure of all 40,000 copies of Izvestia Kaliningrada, a weekly published in Russia’s western (...)

Published on 2 August 2011 Read

Russia

Harassment, prosecutions, convictions – the daily lot of Russian bloggers

Reporters Without Borders condemns all the different kinds of harassment – judicial and otherwise – that the Russian authorities use in a bid to (...)

Published on 15 June 2011 Read

Russia

Suspected Politkovskaya hit-man arrested in Chechnya

Reporters Without Borders gives a cautious welcome to the news that Rustam Makhmudov, the suspected hit-man in the October 2006 murder of Novaya (...)

Published on 1 June 2011 Read

Russia

Court acquits Dagestan’s leading independent newspaper

Reporters Without Borders welcomes a decision by a court in Makhachkala, the capital of the southern republic of Dagestan, to end a three-year (...)

Published on 20 May 2011 Read

Russia

Young journalist gunned down in northern Dagestan

Reporters Without Borders is saddened to learn that Yakhya Magomedov, the young editor of the Avar-language version of a bi-monthly magazine that (...)

Published on 10 May 2011 Read

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