All Posts Tagged With: "Russian Union of Journalists"

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New Kremlin Rights Advisor to Resolve ‘Strategy 31’ Conflict

Russia’s new presidential advisor on human rights has promised to resolve the ongoing conflict between oppositionists and the Moscow city government over protests held in defense of free assembly.

Oct 13, 2010 | Continued
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26-Year-Old Journalist Found Dead in Moscow Apartment (updated)

The body of Russian journalist Dmitri Okkert was found with more than thirty knife wounds in his Moscow apartment on Friday morning. An investigation is currently underway.

Jun 25, 2010 | Continued
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Journalism Watchdogs Decry Attempted Seizures at the New Times

Reporters Without Borders and the Russian Union of Journalists are criticizing a Moscow court for allowing police to seize documents in connection with a libel case against the New Times magazine.

Apr 17, 2010 | Continued
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Duma Bill Would Ban Reproducing ‘Statements by Terrorists’ (updated)

Amidst public criticism of the Kremlin’s failure to prevent terrorist attacks, a new law adopted by the Russian State Duma will ban the media from reproducing any statements whatsoever issued by anyone deemed to be a terrorist.

Apr 5, 2010 | Continued
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Russian Journalist in Grave Condition After Attack

Vadim Rogozhin, the managing director of a media holding company in the south-Russian city of Saratov, is in critical condition after being attacked on the evening of March 5th.

Mar 7, 2009 | Continued
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Russian Government Limits Journalist Access

New rules that limit how journalists covering the Russian Government can access information came into effect on April 7th 2008.

Apr 9, 2008 | Continued
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International Journalist Group Asks Microsoft to Help Independent Media in Russia

Amid a rising tide of government lawsuits targeting media groups in Russia, the International Federation of Journalists called on Microsoft Corporation to donate software to Russia’s poorest independent media outlets. News media critical of the government are being targeted for using unlicensed software.

Feb 10, 2008 | Continued