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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 corruption, ...
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 after ...

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 his ...
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: CNN ...
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 Eastern ...
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 Douma, ...

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 University's ...
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 arguments ...
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.
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 death ...
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 ...


 

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