Category : Russia

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.

#IndexAwards2017: Ildar Dadin courageously defends the right to protest in Russia

alt informationFor his one-man protests, Ildar Dadin was sent to prison where he was tortured, before his conviction was quashed in February 2017

Global heroes battling censorship announced in Index Freedom of Expression Awards shortlist

alt informationSixteen courageous individuals and organisations who fight for freedom of expression in every part of the world

Mapping Media Freedom: Five incidents to watch

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.

Mapping Media Freedom: Five incidents to watch

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. Here are five recent reports that give us cause for concern.

#NoImpunity: Those who attack journalists must be held to account

alt informationToday is the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. Since 2006, 827 journalists have been killed for their reporting