Valery Ivanov

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Police confiscate Russian newspaper’s computers  

February 5, 2007 12:00 PM ET

  New York, February 5, 2008—On Friday, police in the southern Russian city of Togliatti raided the newsroom of an independent weekly, confiscating all 20 of its computers, newspaper staff told CPJ.   Special agents from the police department for...

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The Moscow Declaration

July 8, 2005 12:00 PM ET

e, the relatives and colleagues of journalists murdered in Russia, along with Russian and international press freedom advocates, who convened for a conference in Moscow on July 7, 2005, declare the following: The lack of progress in investigating journalist...

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Media executive severely beaten

May 25, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 25, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns Sunday’s assault on Dmitry Suryaninov, general director of the Media-Samara holding company, which owns several news outlets in the Samara region of southern Russia. At least two assailants battered Suryaninov...

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Marked for Death

May 2, 2005 1:30 AM ET

The Five Most Murderous Countries for Journalists...

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Attacks on the Press 2004: Russia

March 14, 2005 11:14 AM ET

RussiaA midyear purge of independent voices on state television and an alarming suppression of news coverage during the Beslan hostage crisis marked a year in which Russian President Vladimir Putin increasingly exerted Soviet-style control over the media. Using intelligence agents...

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Court acquits suspect in Togliatti editor's murder

October 12, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, October 12, 2004—A Russian district court judge yesterday acquitted a factory welder in the October 2003 murder of Tolyattinskoye Obozreniye Editor Aleksei Sidorov. The Committee to Protect Journalists, which questioned whether the prosecution was aimed at the...

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CPJ Calls on Putin to ensure editors' killers are brought to justice

August 9, 2004 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: The July 9 slaying of Forbes Russia Editor Paul Klebnikov in the capital, Moscow, is a grim reminder of the years-long pattern of deadly, unchecked violence against journalists in Russia that is damaging your nation's international reputation and depriving your citizens of the independent reporting essential to democracy. Eleven journalists have been murdered in contract-style killings during your tenure--and four others have died as a result of other violent, work-related circumstances--yet no one has been brought to justice for these killings.

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August 9, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 9, 2004—Saying that Russian authorities "have repeatedly disregarded pertinent evidence and witnesses" in the slayings of two editors of a Togliatti newspaper, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) called on President Vladimir Putin today to "devote the...

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CPJ calls on Putin to end climate of "lawlessness, impunity" that led to slayings of Klebnikov, other journalists

July 15, 2004 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) calls on you to address the climate of lawlessness that has led to the slayings of more than a dozen independent journalists in Russia in four years, most recently the July 9 murder of Paul Klebnikov, the 41-year-old editor of the Russian edition of Forbes Magazine.

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