All Posts Tagged With: "The New Times magazine"

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A Political Mess

With the emergence of a new Russian opposition coalition that intends participate in upcoming elections for president, United Civil Front leader Garry Kasparov discusses why the new organization could do more harm than good. Exclusive translation by

Oct 27, 2010 | Continued
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Reactions to the Dismissal of Mayor Luzhkov

Russian oppositionists and analysts react to President Dmitri Medvedev’s decision to fire Moscow’s long-time mayor, Yury Luzhkov. Exclusive translations by

Sep 29, 2010 | Continued
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Violations of Journalists Rights Leading to More Censorship, Self-Censorship

Pressure by the police, media companies, and pending federal legislation are among a host of problems that journalists fear are leading to greater censorship and self-censorship within the Russian media.

May 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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Russian Police Accuse Media of Shoddy Journalism

The Russian Internal Ministry is accusing the media of an intentional campaign to discredit the OMON security forces and blaming journalists for shoddy fact-checking in response to an article accusing them of using slave labor.

Feb 23, 2010 | Continued
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Russian Security Forces Accused of Using Slave Labor

The New Times magazine is being sued by the Russian Internal Ministry for an article accusing an elite division of the OMON security forces of using unpaid migrant workers as slaves.

Feb 22, 2010 | Continued
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Kasparov – Farewell to Illusions

Russian opposition leader Garry Kasparov discusses the myths of the state created by Vladimir Putin, as well as myths about the opposition. Exclusive translation by

Feb 26, 2009 | Continued
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An Open Letter to the Federal Security Service (FSB) of Russia

An open letter to Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) from a series of prominent journalists, questioning the actions taken against Natalya Morar. Morar, a fiery investigative journalist, has been barred without explanation from entering Russia.

Mar 1, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Immigration Agency Knew Nothing About Morar’s Deportation

Konstantin Romodanovsky, the director of Russia’s Federal Migration Service, doesn’t know why journalist Natalya Morar was expelled from the country . He indicated that the FSB was likely the reason, and told journalists to “read between the lines” and “listen between the words.”

Dec 19, 2007 | Continued
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Investigative Journalist Barred From Returning to Moscow

Natalya Morar, a reporter for “The New Times” magazine, has been blocked from entering Russia by a statute used for guaranteeing safety of the State. She had recently published an article exposing the Kremlin’s manipulations in the December 2nd State Duma elections.

Dec 17, 2007 | Continued