All Posts Tagged With: "Freedom House"

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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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Freedom House: Situation in Russia ‘Relentlessly Grim’

A new report by Freedom House alleges that President Medvedev’s attempts to push forward democratic reforms have come to naught, while “bribery and embezzlement remain the norm” and “the law is enforced at the caprice of the leadership.”

Jan 14, 2011 | Continued
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Study Deplores ‘Rapidly Shrinking Space For Dissent’ in Russia

A new study by Freedom House singles out Russia as having experienced a severe decline in the quality of its democratic governance over the course of the past ten years.

Jun 30, 2010 | Continued
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Freedom House: Russian Media Environment ‘Repressive and Dangerous’

Freedom House has released its annual report on global press freedom, ranking Russia 175 out of 196 countries and slamming the country for a host of repressive practices.

Apr 29, 2010 | Continued
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Russia Ranks Low in World Freedom Report

A new report by US-based watchdog Freedom House places Russia near the bottom of the world for civil liberties and political rights.

Jan 14, 2009 | Continued
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Report Finds Less Press Freedom in Russia

An annual report released by the US-based Freedom House finds that media freedoms in Russia continued to decline in 2007.

May 1, 2008 | Continued
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Report: Press Freedom Declines in Russia

“The nongovernmental organizations Freedom House and the Committee to Protect Journalists have criticized Russia as among the worst countries in the world in terms of press freedoms in reports released to coincide with the annual World Press Freedom Day. Freedom House ranked Russia 165 out of 195 countries on its press freedom scale, accusing the […]

May 7, 2007 | Continued