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Radio Liberty Archive Photo and Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin

Putin goes after Radio Svoboda on Russian TV — CUSIB and BBG Watch

In a prime-time interview aired on October 17 with the heads of Russia’s three largest television stations, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said that during the Cold War, his former employer — the KGB — viewed Radio Svoboda as a branch of the CIA engaged in spying in the former Soviet Union, the Committee for U.S.

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Egypt – Journalists targeted by police violence, arrests

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders roundly condemns police use violence against journalists covering Egypt's street protests. It is hard to establish exactly how

Belarus – Journalists charged, police raids continue in post-election crackdown

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: Dozens of journalists arrested in a police crackdown on demonstrations that followed the re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko last month remain in

Belarus – A score of journalists arrested, a similar number beaten by police

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - According to reports from Minsk, around 20 journalists were arrested and a similar number were the victims of police violence during

Authorities seek to eradicate independent journalism; BAJ under attack

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: In the latest offensive to quash dissident Belarusian journalists, police conducted raids on independent newspapers and the homes of prominent journalists, report

Journalist dies after being savagely assaulted by police

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: A Russian journalist was recently beaten to death in police custody, reports the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ).


Obama should address Russian impunity in upcoming summit, says CPJ

(CPJ/IFEX) - In a letter to Barack Obama, The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) asked the President to urge Russia's government to demonstrate its commitment to reversing the


Ted Lipien’s Book Reveals Cold War Media Manipulation

  Ted Lipien was formerly acting VOA associate director and helped to place BBG-funded radio and TV programs on stations in Russia, Ukraine,

Model Interactive Website Touted As Replacement for Voice of America Radio to Russia Attracts No Comments from Users & Free Media Online Blog Commentary by Ted Lipien. September 12, 2008, San Francisco --

Broadcasting Board of Governors Refuses to Vote on Restoring Voice of America Radio to Russia & Free Media Online Blog, September 11, 2006, San Francisco -- has learned that

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