All Posts Tagged With: "Oleg Kashin"

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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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Nashi Leader Sues Beaten Journalist for Slander

Beaten journalist Oleg Kashin is being sued for slander after posting comments online accusing Nashi leader Vasily Yakemenko of being involved in an attack against him.

Mar 28, 2011 | Continued
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Investigators Deny ‘Stolen Wife’ Motive in Kashin’s Attack

Beaten journalist Oleg Kashin says investigators seem to believe his attack to have been prompted by a jealous husband whose wife he supposedly stole, but are too shy to announce and deny it to Kashin himself.

Feb 16, 2011 | Continued
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Russia: Freedom of Speech Online in 2010

Yezhednevny Zhurnal columnist Marianna Tishchenko discusses the various forms of pressure that the Russian authorities have used to stifle free speech on blogs and journals on the Russian Internet.

Feb 10, 2011 | Continued
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About Gagarin and About Myself

Recovering in a Moscow hospital, beaten journalist Oleg Kashin dispells the glorified image of him painted by the media and explains that he really just wants to get back to work. Exclusive translation by

Dec 2, 2010 | Continued
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Russian TV Host Slams Media in Award Speech

A leading Russian television host has severely criticized the state of Russian television journalism, comparing the ruling authorities to “the dearly departed.”

Nov 28, 2010 | Continued
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Kashin Says Attacker Resembled ‘Football Fanatic’

Beaten journalist Oleg Kashin says one of his attackers “looked like a football fanatic.” Despite his injured fingers, he is still able to write.

Nov 15, 2010 | Continued
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Nashi Tells Journalists to Stop Asking to be Murdered (updated)

A Nashi commissar says that journalists like Oleg Kashin are themselves at fault for being attacked and just to stop providing reasons for people to murder them.

Nov 10, 2010 | Continued
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Yulia Latynina: Who Ordered Kashin’s Attack?

Yulia Latynina lays out the most likely perpetrators of the brutal attack on Kommersant journalist Oleg Kashin.

Nov 9, 2010 | Continued
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Russian Journalist in Critical Condition after Attack

Russian police are investigating an attack on journalist Oleg Kashin as attempted murder, with colleagues asserting that the attack was connected to Kashin’s professional work.

Nov 6, 2010 | Continued