Svetlana Prokopyeva’s final statement in court: “State power in the hands of cruel people is a major threat to security”

3 July 2020 The final address of the journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva to the court Source: Novaya gazeta Svetlana Prokopyeva.  Photo from her personal archive Novaya gazeta notes:  The prosecutor's office…

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Quote for the Week. Svetlana Prokopyeva: “I am not afraid to criticize the government. I am not afraid to criticize law enforcement or tell the security organs that they are wrong.”

Week-ending 3 July 2020 Svetlana Prokopyeva: "That is why we need freedom of speech – to sound the alarm in time.  Independent media, journalists, opposition politicians and activists are essential…

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Russian Journalist Tatyana Voltskaya threatened with Criminal Prosecution over Article about Coronavirus

25 April 2020 Author: Pavel Mylnikov Source: Deutsche Welle Photo: Facebook Tatyana Voltskaya interviewed an intensive care doctor about the work of St. Petersburg hospitals and the shortage of doctors…

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Interview with Artem Kozliuk. The end of the internet: how our digital freedoms will suffer from the pandemic

7 April 2020 Artem Kozliuk, internet activist, head of the NGO Roskomsvoboda, co-founder of the Digital Rights Centre, member of the expert council of the State Duma Committee on Information…

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Moscow PEN Centre: Statement about the attacks on Novaya gazeta and Elena Milashina

17 April 2020 Source: PEN Moscow Moscow PEN Centre and the Free Word Association add their voices to the statement issued by the Union of Journalists and Media Workers. Statement…

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Galina Arapova on the latest developments in the battle against drug propaganda on the internet: “I can’t imagine what else there is to ban.”

16 February 2020 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Novaya gazeta] The State Duma Commission on Foreign Interference in Russia’s Internal Affairs has accused Meduza, Radio Svoboda, the BBC and…

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