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'I don't feel safe now': Journalists in Ukraine anxious after Babchenko operation

June 6, 2018 12:01 PM ET

In the week since the Ukrainian security service, the SBU, staged the assassination of Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, little if any dust stirred up by the elaborate and controversial operation--ostensibly carried out to foil a Russian plot to kill...

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UPDATE: Russian journalist Babchenko's assassination was staged

May 29, 2018 5:47 PM ET

New York, May 30, 2018-- Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, who had been reported shot and killed in the Ukrainian capital yesterday, has appeared alive at a televised news conference in Kiev. Vasily Gritsak, head of the Ukrainian Security Service,...

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Как патриотизм с привкусом холодной войны травмирует прессу Крыма

July 14, 2015 4:06 PM ET

Рустем Халилов/Внештатный автор -- Переезжай в Киев, - уговаривал я близкого друга из Крыма. Мы подружились в те времена, когда диктофоны были кассетными, на визитках еще не было номеров мобильных телефонов, а знакомиться с людьми предпочитали за кружкой пива, а...

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Выбор журналистов Крыма: эмиграция или российская цензура

July 14, 2015 3:20 PM ET

Музаффар Сулейманов / исследователь Программы Европы и Центральной Азии КЗЖ «Сначала они спросили моих родителей, есть ли у них в квартире оружие или наркотики, а потом показали моей маме моё фото и попросили её опознать меня, - сообщила мне в...

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Mission Journal: Crimea's journalists in exile as Russia muzzles free press

July 14, 2015 11:45 AM ET

"First they asked if my parents had any guns or drugs in the apartment, then they showed my picture to my mother and asked her to identify me," Anna Andriyevskaya said. The Crimean journalist, who is living in exile...

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How patriotism with a Cold War tinge is damaging Crimea's press

July 14, 2015 11:01 AM ET

"You should move to Kiev," I was trying to persuade a friend of mine to leave Crimea. I first met him at the time when cassettes were used in voice recorders, there were no e-mail addresses on business cards,...

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In Crimea, press freedom deteriorates at a rapid pace

April 29, 2015 1:25 PM ET

Dear President Vladimir Putin: The Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent nonprofit organization that promotes press freedom worldwide, is writing to express its concern about the deteriorating climate for press freedom in Crimea.

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Media wars create information vacuum in Ukraine

April 27, 2015 11:01 AM ET

More than a year after the December 2013 mass attack against journalists at Kiev's Maidan Square, which coincided with the Ukrainian police's violent dispersal of protesters rallying against the policies of then-President Viktor Yanukovych, the press in the beleaguered...

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Роскомнадзор отказывает крымским СМИ в регистрации

March 19, 2015 6:39 PM ET

Нью-Йорк, 19 марта 2015 года -- Комитет по защите журналистов выражает озабоченность ухудшением медиа-климата в Крыму - украинском полуострове, аннексированном Россией в прошлом году. По сообщениям СМИ и местных журналистов, одно из крымских информационных агентств и один медиа-холдинг могут быть...

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Russian media regulator denies registration to Crimean news outlets

March 19, 2015 3:53 PM ET

New York, March 19, 2015--The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the deteriorating media climate in Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula that was annexed by Russia last year. On April 1, a news agency and a media company face being...

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