Pavel Nikulin

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A police officer walks along the Red Square in Moscow, Russia in November 2017. Russia's Federal Security Service searched journalist Pavel Nikulin's Moscow apartment in relation to his article on a Russian man who said he fought with Islamic State militants in Syria. (Reuters/Grigory Dukor)

Russian journalist questioned, apartment searched, equipment seized

Kiev, February 1, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists called on Russian authorities today to return all confiscated property to independent journalist Pavel Nikulin, and stop harassing him in retaliation for his reporting. The Federal Security Service (FSB) yesterday morning raided Nikulin’s Moscow apartment, and brought the journalist to agency headquarters where he was questioned for…

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Police and protesters at Pushkin Square on Monday. (AP/Sergey Ponomarev)

Moscow police must investigate attacks on journalists

New York, March 7, 2012–A reporter covering a post-election protest in Moscow suffered a concussion after being assaulted by police, the most serious of at least three attacks on journalists reporting on demonstrations on Monday, news reports said. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the assaults and calls on police to hold the assailants accountable…

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Russian journalists detained at post-election rally

March 5, 2012–The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed that three journalists and one blogger covering opposition protests in Russia are being held without charge in a Moscow police station.

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