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On 6 November 2010, prominent Russian journalist Oleg Kashin was badly beaten with a steel pipe on his doorstep and nearly killed
Most of the Russian NGOs defending freedom of the press are blacklisted as “foreign agents”, while facing excessive pressure for non-compliance, writes Mapping Media Freedom correspondent Andrey Kalikh
On 19 September, the Estonian Minister of Education, Jürgen Ligi, accused the Estonian Public Broadcaster's new Russian-language TV of disclosing
Index on Censorship, the European Federation of Journalists and Reporters Without Borders are delighted to announce the expansion and redesign of Mapping Media Freedom, which records threats to journalists across Europe.
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