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Maybe Maxim Borodin was depressed in ways his friends just didn't recognize and threw himself off of his fifth-floor balcony this week in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Maxim Borodin was 32 and a reporter for the local Novy Den website, for which he had done tough stories about crime and political ...
He was previously attacked in the fall of 2017 when he gave an interview to TV Rain about the controversial film Matilda about Tsar Nicholas' Polish mistress. REUTERS. Maksim Borodin, a journalist for the online news site Novy Den in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg was brought to a local hospital ... mercenaries

A Russian journalist who investigated the deaths of Kremlin-linked mercenaries in Syria has died after falling from his fourth-floor apartment. Maxim Borodin, 32, died in hospital yesterday morning, three days after he was found unconscious by neighbours after apparently falling from the balcony of ...
The death of Russian investigative reporter Maxim Borodin has raised alarms about a worrying pattern of tragic and often deadly incidents involving people who go public on sensitive issues. CNN's Brian Todd reports. Source: ...
A bus with Russian journalists has come under fire from unknown persons in Syria; three correspondents were injured, the Russian Ministry of Defense stated. "On April 11, at about 18:20 Moscow time, a bus with Russian journalists, returning from preparation for a story about the situation in ...
Three Russian journalists have been injured in Syria's eastern Ghouta when their bus came under small arms fire. All of them have received non-life threatening wounds, according to the Russian Defense Ministry. The incident occurred when reporters were about to return from the Syrian town of ... militants

Meanwhile, as the row escalates, other Russian journalists are emerging with their own stories of harassment, including one male reporter who alleges Vladimir Zhirinovsky, head of the LDPR, Russia's right-wing nationalist party, sexually harassed him. Vitaly Tretyakov, dean of Moscow State ...
Questions about the staying power of the #MeToo movement—triggered by reporting on Harvey Weinstein from The New York Times and The New Yorker—began circulating almost as soon as the watershed moment began. Reactions to reports of sexual harassment in the West have largely been met by ...
A journalist with Current Time TV has claimed that Russian nationalist leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky touched him inappropriately in 2006. Renat Davletgildeyev made the allegation on his Facebook page and spoke about it with Timur Olevsky on Current Time TV, a Russian-language TV and digital network ...
Russian media outlets are pulling out correspondents from the country's parliament, in solidarity with multiple accusers of alleged sexual harassment who have accused a top official of propositioning them for sex, trying to kiss them or even groping them. The accusations against Leonid Slutsky, who heads ...
In Russia, a small number of women have spoken out publicly against powerful men who they say have sexually harassed them. Journalist Daria Zhuk is one of them. She says a powerful politician sexually harassed her in 2014 and that Russian women can learn from the #MeToo movement in America.
MOSCOW, March 12./TASS/.The Union of Russian Journalists has expressed strong concerns over the threats targeting London correspondent of Russia's NTV television Elizaveta Gerson. The Union intends to draw attention of its UK colleagues to the situation, it said in a statement on Monday. "After the ...
Leonid Slutsky, chairman of the State Duma's foreign affairs committee, said the accusations were 'a cheap, shoddy provocation'. Photograph: TASS / Barcroft Images. Two female journalists have openly accused a high-ranking member of the Russian parliament of attempting to grope and kiss them ...
Halya Coynash: Russia tries new propaganda stunt over Russian journalist sent to be shot in Donbas. By Halya Coynash. Published March 1 at 11:14 am. Channel One cameraman Anatoly Klyan. The Russian Investigative Committee has opened a criminal case on the counts of the use of forbidden means of warfare in ...
Russian journalist and human rights activist Zoya Svetova wrote a letter with an appeal to French President Emmanuel Macron asking for help in the release of Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, who is a political prisoner in Russia. The letter was published by the French newspaper Liberation.
MOSCOW, February 27. /TASS/. Russia's Investigative Committee has charged a senior Ukrainian army officer with organizing the murder of a Russian TV cameraman nearly four years ago. Read also. People bring flowers at the VGTRK building to pay tribute to journalist Igor Kornelyuk and sound ...
The solidarity campaign for Ali Feruz, who faced deportation to Uzbekistan, has been successful. What can we learn from it? A column in support of Ali Feruz at the 19 January anti-fascist march in memory of Stanislav Markelov and Anastasia Baburova. CC BY 4.0 Dmitry Horov. Some rights reserved.

Two popular Russian journalists got into a fight during a radio broadcast, which was live on YouTube, BNT reported. The swap of fists and came after a fierce debate over the role of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin during the Second World War. The host tried to calm her guests, who had been insulting one ...
Kiev, February 1, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists called on Russian authorities today to return all confiscated property to independent journalist Pavel Nikulin, and stop harassing him in retaliation for his reporting. The Federal Security Service (FSB) yesterday morning raided Nikulin's Moscow ...
Russia's ambivalence toward the legacy of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin has spilled into an on-air fistfight between two prominent journalists less than a week after a controversial satirical film about the Soviet leader was pulled from movie theaters. Nikolai Svanidze and Maxim Shevchenko engaged in a ...
Police in Moscow have questioned an independent journalist who came under fire from the state last year over an article about a Russian man who joined Islamist militants in Syria. Before taking Pavel Nikulin for questioning, police searched his apartment on January 31, saying that he was a witness in a ...
MOSCOW, April 18 (RAPSI) - Alleged assailant, who wounded prominent Russian journalist Tatyana Felgenhauer with a knife, Boris Grits, has partially pleaded guilty during the first court hearing on the matter, RAPSI correspondent reports from the courtroom. A prosecutor in the case read out ...
A Russian journalist who reported on political scandals linked to President Vladimir Putin's associates and the death of Russian mercenaries in Syria has ... was only the latest -- unless the circumstances of Borodin's death are linked to crime -- in a series of as-yet unsolved attacks on Russian journalists. journalist
He added that "the majority of the killings of journalists in Russia remain unsolved, which has a detrimental effect on media freedom in the country." Borodin of Yekaterinburg died on April 15 of injuries sustained three days earlier when he fell from the window of his fifth-floor apartment. Officially, his ...
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has blocked the destructive activity of a journalist from the Rossiya-24 television channel, Natalia Goncharova, who was preparing anti-Ukrainian video films in the interests of the aggressor country, the SBU's press service has reported. Read more here. Tags:.
"Britain should be thanked for that," he told Russian journalists. "They once again started piling pressure on us when we needed to mobilise." "The demonisation of Putin in the West has had an opposite effect in Russia," tweeted senator Alexei Pushkov. Putin received more than 92 percent of the vote in ...
Confrontation of US, Saudi Arabia and Zionist regime against terrorism is a sheer joke, the Russian journalist said, adding that their anti-human crimes deserve to be condemned harshly. Despite crimes committed by Saudi Arabia and its allies, she said that Islamic Republic of Iran is preventing genocide ...
A citizen of the Russian Federation, a journalist of “Rodnik” newspaper, Svetlana Sarycheva addressed a letter to Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry asking for removal of her name from the “List of foreign citizens who illegally visited the occupied territories of Azerbaijan”, the Foreign Ministry said in a message ...
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting with Russian journalists in the office of Russian popular newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP) (Associated Press)Russian President Vladimir Putin ...
A Russian journalist says authorities in Latvia have given her 24 hours to leave the country, accusing her of being a threat to national security. "Today, a resolution was issued. Local border guard services were very surprised because they themselves are trying to read it and understand how that could ...
President Kersti Kaljulaid was prepared to visit Moscow once the agreement on the sea and land border between Russia and Estonia is signed, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sven Mikser (SDE) said in an interview with Russian news agency Interfax. "Russian journalists have asked me under what ...
What Russian Journalists Uncovered About Russian Election Meddling. A cautionary tale about the importance of independent media abroad. Natalia Sindeyeva (L), general director of Russian television station Dozhd (TV Rain), and Alexander Vinokurov, the station's owner. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva ...
A journalist with the independent Russian online media outlet Kavkazsky Uzel (Caucasus Knot) says he is recovering after being shot in an attack he linked to his reporting. Vyacheslav Prudnikov said that a man opened fire at him on December 21 when he was visiting a cemetery in Krasny Sulin, a town in ...
A correspondent of Russia's RIA Novosti news agency was denied entrance to the Elysee Palace, ahead of the ceremony of presentation of credentials to French President Emmanuel Macron, including by new Russian Ambassador to France Alexey Meshkov, despite the correspondent's compliance with ...
A Johnsen is probably right to take me to task for veering off script by citing statistics relating to suicides in Sweden, although some Swedish experts in this field question his assumption that the long winter days may be a factor. However, I also need to take the writer to task for seeming to infer that one would ...
Tatyana Felgenhauer, a top host and deputy editor-in-chief at Ekho Moskvy, was stabbed in the throat at the station's offices in Moscow in October and spent hours in medically induced coma. She returns to work on Saturday, less than two months after the attack. (Alexander Zemlianichenko/Associated ...
Amid growing pressure on the overseas operation of Russia media agencies, Multicultural Radio Broadcasting Inc. received notice from the US Justice Department about its possible registration as a foreign agent. New restrictions affecting Russian media outlets will proceed in the future, according to the ...
US intelligence agencies are tightening the screws on Russian journalists and are trying to recruit them too, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday. "Apart from ... As an example, she said the US special services tried to persuade one Russian journalist to cooperate. "Their offer was ...
Moscow on December 6 accused U.S. intelligence services of trying to recruit Russian journalists working in the United States. ... Zakharova claimed that one Russian journalist in the United States, who she did not name, was pressured to cooperate with U.S. intelligence agencies through bribes and ...
The Russian Foreign Ministry has slammed Latvia for expelling two Russian journalists, accusing the pair of being a threat to the national security of the Baltic state. Olga Kurlayeva, with Russia's VGTRK broadcaster, returned to Russia Friday morning after Latvian authorities detained her in Riga a day ...
"As a full member of the OSCE, Russia is expecting a clear public stance and specific steps from the OSCE representative on Freedom of the Media, Harlem Desir, as a response to the recent act of expelling Russian journalists from Latvia," the ministry's spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a statement.
A Russian journalist, TV celebrity and socialite on Tuesday had her candidacy for the upcoming presidential election approved by the country's Central Election Commission, a day after the electoral body had turned down the main opposition leader's bid for the presidency. Ksenia Sobchak, 36, is the ...
Among them digital journalists and even a local morning anchor. They come from Burlington's sister city Yaroslavl, Russia. The delegation is ...
Independent Journalists in Russia Will Have to Live Without Their .... The belief in an almost heavenly CNN kept post-Soviet Russian journalists going. ... Oleg Kashin is an opposition-leaning Russian journalist, formerly of ...
According to the fact that Felgenhauer is one of the most famous opposition journalists in Russia, this incident has caused a huge response ...
Russian journalist says attacker was intent on killing her ... spotlight a growing wave of violence against Russian journalists. ... environment for journalists in Russia, Ekho Moskvy's editor-in-chief Alexei Venediktov told the AP.
MINSK, 31 October (BelTA) – Representatives of the Russian mass media have arrived in Belarus to take part in the press tour, titled as ...
In the early 1990s, when Russian presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak was 11 years old, she said she would open the front door for Vladimir ...
A Russian journalist who was put into a temporary coma by a stabbing attack thanked supporters Monday in her first statement from the hospital ...
Police officers detained a man after the journalist Tatyana Felgenhauer was stabbed at the Echo of Moscow radio station on Monday.


 

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