An investigation by the independent news website The Insider said that Russian journalists Irina Babloyan (left, photo by Babloyan) and Elena Kostyuchenko (right, screenshot: YouTube/Vdud) had experienced unexplained health problems since October 2022 and were concerned that they may have been poisoned.

CPJ calls for investigation into alleged poisoning of exiled Russian journalists Elena Kostyuchenko and Irina Babloyan