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Petersburg city, and a popular online news broadcaster, Dozhd (Rain), came under hacker attack Thursday. "There has been a DDoS attack going since (Thursday) morning. Our IT service is doing everything possible to get the site back up and running.
A Russian businessman was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of ordering the fatal beating of an investigative reporter. Igor Domnikov, a journalist with the leading investigative newspaper Novaya Gazeta, was repeatedly hit in the head with a hammer
Two foreign media watchdogs have slammed the Russian governments treatment of the press, with one group calling President Vladimir Putin a predator of free press and another naming Russia as one of the top countries that gives impunity to the killers
Alexander Lebedev, the Russian businessman whose family owns The Independent, appeared in a Moscow courtroom today to hear charges read against him that could land him in prison for up to five years. Mr Lebedev is standing trial for hooliganism and
Share +More Fact File 178 Journalists imprisoned in 2013 to date 18 Journalists killed in 2013 to date It was the murder of Anna Politkovskaya that brought home to me the importance of journalistic freedom. Anna, who worked for my family's
The ceremony was held in the Moscow House of Journalists, and was followed by a Russian Orthodox service in the Church of St...Beketov was buried at the Novoluzhino cemetery in his home town of Khimki, in Moscow's suburbs...Beketov was the editor-in-
Countries Topics Languages Special On April 1, 2013, the 20 year anniversary of Novaya Gazeta, a Russian newspaper critical of the government and known for its investigative reporting, Head of the Chechen Republic (formerly President) Ramzan Kadyrov
In From the Cold Johnnie Shand Kydd Evgeny Lebedev in the London apartment of his friend the photographer Johnnie Shand Kydd. The British establishment is a notoriously tough guard to crack particularly for the wave of oligarchs who have been making
IF I HAD to choose a single word to describe the dominant attitude in Russian society, it would be mistrust. The meteor, or possibly small asteroid, that exploded over the Ural Mountains city of Chelyabinsk on Feb. 15 illustrated this as few other
Leftist activist Lebedev, in custody since October, will remain under house arrest at least until April 6. The Russian Investigative Committee, which asked to have Lebedev placed under house arrest, said it was an "adequate measure of restraint"