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John Lenczowski

The Voice of America Shouldn’t Be A Whisper by John Lenczowski | BBG Watch report

The Voice of America Shouldn’t Be A Whisper by John Lenczowski | BBG Watch report BBG Watch Commentary In an Wall Street Journal op-ed, former President Reagan’s Soviet affairs advisor John Lenczowski argues for a presidentially-appointed full-time director of U.S. …

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Mario Corti

Letter to the Editor from Mario Corti

Andrei Babitsky is viewed as one of Radio Liberty’s most courageous reporters. Wikipedia article on Andrei Babitsky (Russian: Андрей

Senator Roger F. Wicker

Senator Wicker pushes to keep foreign radio services open — IBB wants them cut to keep its own budget and positions

BBG Watch Commentary U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., a leading Senator on the

David Satter, RFERL Photo by Laura Mir

CUSIB Statement on Denial of Visa by Russia to David Satter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 14, 2014 CUSIB Statement on Denial of Visa by Russia to David Satter Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB) is appalled by the Russian Government's denial

Russia – Court strips national news agency of its licence

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders is appalled by a Moscow court's decision today to grant a request by the Federal Agency for the

Moscow court revokes news agency’s license

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) -

New York, October 31, 2013--The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by a decision by the Moscow City Court today to

Russia – Setback for freedom of information as Duma passes restrictive new laws

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders is deeply concerned at the approval by the lower house of the Russian Parliament, the Duma, two days

Gorelik Receives MHG Journalism Prize

Fired Radio Liberty reporter Kristina Gorelik receives Moscow Helsinki Group Journalism Prize

BBG Watch Commentary Kristina Gorelik (Кристина Горелик), fired last September by American taxpayer-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) along with

Radio-Liberty-in-Exile

Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty Board plans to hear directly from fired Radio Liberty journalists

BBG Watch Commentary Members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Board of Directors are planning to consult former Radio Liberty journalists in

Is a new authoritarian axis emerging? – NED

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED):

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‘Fearful’ and ‘encircled’ – Putin is ‘no longer a tsar’

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): Historians and political scientists have long debated the respective importance of individuals and impersonal forces, agency and structure,

Russia – Draft electoral law provision threatens freedom of expression

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: If passed, the draft law would mean that media outlets would be under constant threat of closure for any of their publications

Russia – Human Rights Watch calls for an end to intimidation of activists, media as election nears

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: In the lead-up to the March 4, 2012 presidential vote, authorities have harassed a major election-monitoring nongovernmental organization, directly and indirectly interfered

Russia: Harassment of Critics

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - (Moscow) – Russian authorities are cracking down on government critics at the same time as they are tolerating large public protests,

Putin ‘on a collision course’ or ‘at a fork in the road’? – NED

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): “The point of elections is that their outcome should be uncertain,” says The Economist.

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