Russian Media Tests Boundaries Of State Censorship


Supporters of journalist Yuri Shchekochikhin believe he was poisoned because of his work.

October 7 marks the fifth anniversary of the assassination of “Novaya gazeta” journalist and author Anna Politkovskaya, renowned for her groundbreaking investigative reporting from the North Caucasus region. To mark this date and to honor Politkovskaya’s memory, RFE/RL introduces a six-part series, “The State Of The Russian Media.” This series will examine issues including ownership and censorship, the changing habits of news consumers, problems journalists face in Russia’s regions, the rise and impact of online media, and the role of tabloids.

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