Category : Ukraine

Illiberal democracies: Awash in media without plurality

alt informationVisitors to Eurasian countries -- Turkey, Russia, Ukraine or, to a lesser extent, Azerbaijan -- might be impressed by the sheer number of domestic television channels that offer news programming. But all the coverage doesn't translate into media plurality.

Russian journalist stages death to catch potential killers

alt informationHigh profile Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko stages his own "murder", but investigations into death of journalist Pavlo Sherbet must continue

What does it take for a journalist to enter Crimea?

alt informationThere’s currently no good way for journalists to travel to Crimea. Rather, it’s a balancing act where one has to choose the least worst solution

Ekaterina Sergatskova: It’s a hard time for journalism in Ukraine

alt informationRussian and Ukrainian investigative journalist Ekaterina Sergatskova met with Index to discuss her experiences reporting on the conflicts in Iraq and Ukraine

Interpol: The abuse of red notices is bad news for critical journalists

alt informationRed notices are a tool of political abuse by oppressive regimes such as Turkey, Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan, with five journalists targetted since August

Index urges Ukraine to not extradite journalist to Uzbekistan

alt informationOn 20 September authorities detained Narzullo Okhunjonov when he arrived at an international airport in Kyiv, Ukraine, following an Interpol red notice

Ukraine: Authorities block journalists as threats to national security

alt informationThe current conflict has led to a rise in anti-media sentiments across Ukraine

Groups urge Ukraine to ensure thorough investigation in killing of journalist Pavel Sheremet

alt informationOn the first anniversary of the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet, Index on Censorship joined Article 19, Association of European Journalists, Committee to Protect Journalists, European Federation of Journalists, International Federation of Journalists, International Press Institute, International News Safety Institute and Reporters Sans Frontieres in urging the Ukrainian president to ensure an effective investigation of the crime.

Reporting from Ukraine’s separatist areas is becoming more difficult

alt informationJournalists are facing increased difficulties and monitoring when reporting from two self-proclaimed republics in Ukraine's separatist areas.

Mapping Media Freedom: Ukrainian journalists subjected to malicious cyber-attacks

alt informationAlongside the digitalisation of journalism comes the increasing danger of cyber-attacks on media workers, as recent attacks on Ukrainian journalists have shown

Mapping Media Freedom: Azerbaijani journalist abducted and beaten

alt informationEach week, Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project verifies threats, violations and limitations faced by the media throughout Europe

Mapping Media Freedom: French journalists ejected from Le Pen appearance

alt informationEach week, Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project verifies threats, violations and limitations faced by the media throughout the European Union and neighbouring countries.