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Index on Censorship youth advisory board member Anastasia Vladimirova explains why she thinks Russia's NGO law curtails independent media
Index on Censorship and 27 other organisations call for the investigation into his case to be urgently raised to the federal level
What might have happened when the leader of the world’s largest state met the leader of the world’s smallest?
CUP are still refusing to publish Putin’s Kleptocracy by Karen Dawisha for fear of libel action -- despite saying they have no reason to doubt the veracity of the work
A coalition of international press freedom organisations has hit out at a move to force some Russian "government-controlled" TV stations off Lithuanian airwaves
As so often at the sessions of the United Nations Human Rights Council, some interventions by states go unnoticed, but one in particular -- Russia's -- must be called out
Soldiers’ Mothers of Russia is an NGO network dedicated to improving transparency and exposing human rights abuses in the Russian military
Religious freedom and religious radicalism which leads to extremism has become an increasingly difficult balancing act in the digital age where presenting religious superiority through fear and “terror” is possible both locally and internationally at internet speeds. The ongoing series of beheading videos released by the Islamic State and the showcase of kidnapped
Named the International Whistleblower of the year at the inaugural Index Freedom of Expression Awards in 2001, Grigory Pasko is still working to keep investigative journalism alive in Russia.
At first glance, Latvia’s New Wave music festival and the iconic London concert hall might seem to have little in common. But both have recently been embroiled in the fallout from the crisis in Ukraine, James Montague reports