Svetlana Prokopyeva

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Russian journalist Denis Kamalyagin fled the country in 2022. (Photo credit withheld)

Russian newspaper Pskovskaya Guberniya searched; journalists flee amid home raids

Paris, March 23, 2022 — Russian authorities should stop harassing independent journalists and let all members of the press work freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday. On March 5, officers with the Ministry of Internal Affairs’ Center for Combating Extremism and the OMON special riot police raided the office of Pskovskaya Guberniya, an…

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Russian journalist Andrey Novashov detained, charged with spreading ‘fake’ information

Berlin, March 22, 2022 — Russian authorities should immediately release journalist Andrey Novashov, drop all charges against him, and refrain from threatening journalists with prison over their work and commentary, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. On Monday, March 21, authorities in the Siberian region of Kemerovo detained Novashov, a reporter with the U.S. Congress-funded…

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Russian authorities warn journalists, social media platforms, and news outlets ahead of pro-Navalny protests

New York, January 21, 2021 – Russian authorities should cease intimidating and harassing journalists covering protests in the country, and allow members of the press to work freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Since yesterday, police and the country’s media regulator have issued warnings to at least four journalists, as well as to…

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