Category : Russia

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: Journalists detained at Russian protests

alt informationOver the last seven days protests, lawsuits, and self-proclaimed governments have stopped journalists from doing their jobs in countries covered by Index on Censorship’s project Mapping Media Freedom.

Russia: Index condemns arrest of protesters and journalists at anti-corruption rallies

alt informationIndex on Censorship calls on Russian authorities to drop all charges against demonstrators and journalists

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

Summer magazine launch party: Russia’s revolution and our freedoms

alt informationFrom propaganda to film and literature as well as politics, the summer 2017 issue of Index on Censorship magazine reports on the implications of the Russian revolution of 1917.

Mapping Media Freedom: Russian newspaper editor shot and killed

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

Index condemns the killing of Russian journalist Dmitri Popkov

alt informationRussian journalist Dmitri Popkov was killed in his backyard in the late evening of 24 May after being shot five times by an unidentified perpetrator

Ildar Dadin: “Together, we can refuse to look away”

alt informationThe 2017 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Campaigning Award winning Ildar Dadin's acceptance speech.

Ildar Dadin: “For Putin it’s important to break the spirit of a free man”

alt informationRussian activist Ildar Dadin spoke about the total breakdown of the rule of law and his own incarceration and torture at an event hosted by Doughty Street Chambers.

#IndexAwards2001: Grigory Pasko, Whistleblower of the Year

alt informationGrigory Pasko has been campaigning for human rights and protection of the environment.

Russia: Death threats force comedian into exile

alt informationA popular Russia vlogger and comedian is facing condemnation and possible charges for a satirical video.