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Russia: Attempted murder of Oleg Kashin a symbol of impunity for attacks on journalists

Russia: Attempted murder of Oleg Kashin a symbol of impunity for attacks on journalists

On 6 November 2010, prominent Russian journalist Oleg Kashin was badly beaten with a steel pipe on his doorstep and nearly killed

Russia’s targeting of NGOs ensnares journalist associations

Russia’s targeting of NGOs ensnares journalist associations

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

Estonia shows further lack of concern for freedom of information

Estonia shows further lack of concern for freedom of information

On 19 September, the Estonian Minister of Education, Jürgen Ligi, accused the Estonian Public Broadcaster's new Russian-language TV of disclosing

Map recording threats to journalists in Europe relaunches and expands to Russia, Ukraine and Belarus

Map recording threats to journalists in Europe relaunches and expands to Russia, Ukraine and Belarus

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.

Anastasia Vladimirova: A ruthless crackdown on independent media

Anastasia Vladimirova: A ruthless crackdown on independent media

Index on Censorship youth advisory board member Anastasia Vladimirova explains why she thinks Russia's NGO law curtails independent media

Russia: Two years without justice for murdered journalist Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev

Russia: Two years without justice for murdered journalist Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev

Index on Censorship and 27 other organisations call for the investigation into his case to be urgently raised to the federal level

Padraig Reidy: When Putin met the Pope

Padraig Reidy: When Putin met the Pope

What might have happened when the leader of the world’s largest state met the leader of the world’s smallest?

Padraig Reidy: Doubting Cambridge University Press’s commitment to academic freedom

Padraig Reidy: Doubting Cambridge University Press’s commitment to academic freedom

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

Lithuania: Press freedom groups decry proposed bans on Russian TV channels

A coalition of international press freedom organisations has hit out at a move to force some Russian "government-controlled" TV stations off Lithuanian airwaves

Russia seeks to gag UN high commissioner on human rights

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

#IndexAwards2015: Campaigning nominee Soldiers’ Mothers

#IndexAwards2015: Campaigning nominee Soldiers’ Mothers

Soldiers’ Mothers of Russia is an NGO network dedicated to improving transparency and exposing human rights abuses in the Russian military

The information war between Russia and Ukraine

The information war between Russia and Ukraine

In the Winter 2014 issue of Index on Censorship magazine, Andrei Aliaksandrau investigates the new information war as he travels across Ukraine