All Posts Tagged With: "censorship"

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Putin Signs Internet Blacklist Law

A new law signed today by Vladimir Putin marks a step towards introducing censorship of the Russian internet.

Jul 30, 2012 | Continued
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Kasparov: Boycott NTV

Following a slanderous NTV program accusing the Russian opposition of paying people to attend their protests, Garry Kasparov backs out of a program on the channel on Mikhail Khodorkovsky.

Mar 16, 2012 | Continued
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Posner Threatens to Cancel Show Over Censorship

TV host Vladimir Posner says he might cancel his show if state-owned Channel One subjects him to any more censorship – most recently involving opposition blogger Aleksei Navalny.

Feb 8, 2012 | Continued
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Magazine Criticizing St. Petersburg Mayor ‘Confiscated’

Reports have surfaced that St. Petersburg city officials have allegedly ordered copies of a magazine to be confiscated on account of a critical article about Valentina Matvienko.

Jul 14, 2011 | Continued
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Khodorkovsky’s Cell Mate Names Names in ‘Forced’ 2006 Attack

Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s former cell mate has come forward with the names and details of how law enforcement officers forced him to attack Khodorkovsky in 2006; prison officials refuse to comment on the story.

May 26, 2011 | Continued
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FSB Orders Ulyanovsk ISP to Block LiveJournal

An internet service provider in Ulyanovsk says the Federal Security Service has ordered it to block access to the blogging platform LiveJournal.

May 18, 2011 | Continued
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Moscow University Bans Art Exhibit ‘Because of Luzhkov’

Two artists say they’re being censored by International University in Moscow, where administrators have cancelled an exhibit after objecting to a piece criticizing former city mayor Yury Luzhkov.

Apr 28, 2011 | Continued
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Freedom House: Russian Internet Only ‘Partly Free’

A new report out on the state of internet freedom around the world indicates deterioration in the situation in Russia, where bloggers and opposition websites are increasingly under attack.

Apr 18, 2011 | Continued
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Posner Fails to Invite Oppositionists on TV

Television host Vladimir Posner promised to invite leading oppositionists onto his show in March, but that deadline is now fully passed and no such invitations have been made.

Apr 6, 2011 | Continued
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Posner Plans to Interview Nemtsov in March

Russian television host Vladimir Posner says he plans to invite Boris Nemtsov on his show on state-run Channel One in March, along with Valeriya Novodvorskaya and possibly Garry Kasparov.

Feb 24, 2011 | Continued