Sergey Novikov

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Journalist sentenced to five years in prison camp released

August 24, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 24, 2005—A court in the central Russian city of Smolensk has released independent journalist Nikolai Goshko who was sentenced in June to five years in a prison camp for criminal defamation. Goshko told CPJ today that he...

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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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Court sentences journalist to five years in prison colony

June 15, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, June 15, 2005—An arbitration court in the central Russian city of Smolensk convicted independent journalist Nikolai Goshko on charges of criminal defamation and sentenced him to five years in a prison colony for defaming three Smolensk officials in...

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RUSSIA

June 6, 2005 12:00 PM ET

JUNE 6, 2005 Posted: June 21, 2005 Nikolai Goshko, Radio Vesna and Odintsovskaya Nedelya LEGAL ACTION, IMPRISONED An arbitration court in the central Russian city of Smolensk convicted independent journalist Nikolai Goshko on charges of criminal defamation and sentenced him...

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Journalists Killed in Russia 2000-2003

September 24, 2003 12:00 PM ET

Vladimir Yatsina, ITAR-TASS, February 20, 2000, Chechnya Yatsina, a photographer with the Russian news agency ITAR-TASS, was killed in Chechnya by Chechen militants who had taken him hostage. Two former hostages, Alisher Orazaliyev from Kazakhstan, and Kirill Perchenko from Moscow,...

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Attacks on the Press 2000: Russia

March 19, 2001 12:02 PM ET

THE ASCENDANCY OF PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN brought an alarming assault on press freedom in Russia last year. Under the new president, the Kremlin imposed censorship in Chechnya, orchestrated legal cases against powerful media barons, and granted sweeping powers of surveillance...

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Radio station owner murdered

July 27, 2000 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is deeply saddened by yesterday's killing of Sergey Novikov, owner of the independent radio station Vesna in the city of Smolensk. Novikov, 36, was shot and killed in the stairwell of his apartment building at around 9 p.m. on July 26. The killer, who remains at large, shot him four times and then escaped through a back door.

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