Category : Ekho Moskvy

Too dangerous to stay: Russia’s journalists are leaving the country

alt informationA country with the largest territory in the world and a turbulent modern history, Russia is home to one of the most difficult media landscapes. Independent media has been around for less than three years, and in that time censorship has been tightening its grip with new-found strength.

#IndexAwards2015: Journalism nominee Ekho Moskvy

alt informationOne of few media outlets that is critical of Vladimir Putin’s regime, the radio station is revered by many as the last bastion of free speech in the country

Russia’s rules of engagement

Independent Radio station Ekho Moskvy is well known in Russia as a bastion of free speech. Editor-in-chief Alexei Venediktov tells Maria Eismont about everyday dealing with death threats, censorship and the Kremlin