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BBG Governors McCue and Meehan met in Moscow with Alexeeva and with fired Radio Liberty staffers

(Photo – from left to right) Former (fired) Radio Liberty human rights reporter Kristina Gorelik, Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member and Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) Board of Directors Chairwoman Susan McCue, Radio Liberty Senior Adviser Jefim …

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60 Years of Radio Liberty (Svoboda): Coverage as Exercise in Propaganda

Commentary by Leon   60 Years of Radio Liberty (Svoboda): Coverage as Exercise in Propaganda   By Leon (pen-name of RFE/RL insider)   Imagine: You are an alien who visited Earth on March

Radio Liberty in Exile issues statement on meeting with RFE/RL acting president Kevin Klose

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_19186" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Radio Liberty n Exile"][/caption] After much internal debate, journalists of Radio Liberty in Exile issued a

RFE/RL president Kevin Klose to meet in Moscow with human rights leaders and fired Radio Liberty staffers

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_19379" align="alignleft" width="122" caption="Kevin Klose"][/caption] BBG Watch has learned that newly-appointed Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty acting president Kevin Klose is planning to meet in Moscow

Russia: investors deterred by no rule of law

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): Russia’s leading democratic leaders and thinkers convened again last week for the sixth annual Khodorkovsky Reading, a seminar

Russia criticizes human rights violations in….. Russia

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): Russia’s delegates to the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly have surprised human rights activists by approving a draft

“The Katyn Problem in Contemporary Russia” | Memorial

Professor Aleksandr Guryanov's presentation [translated from Russian] from the Katyn observances at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress, May 5, 2010. This is sent with permission

Memorial, International Human Rights Groups Return to Chechnya

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - Five months ago the human rights community in Russia and beyond lost a friend and colleague, Natalya Estemirova, Memorial's lead researcher

Russia: Drop Criminal Libel Charges Against Activist

(Moscow) - Russian authorities should immediately drop criminal libel charges against Oleg Orlov, the prominent activist who heads Memorial Human Rights Center, Human Rights Watch said today. The

Chechnya: president wins Estemirova “defamation” trial

Chechen president Ramzan Kadyrov has won a defamation case against human rights group Memorial and its head, Oleg Orlov. But the trial has given the organisation a

Statement by Ambassador John Beyrle on the murder of Natalya Estemirova

July 16, 2009

Yesterday, Russia lost one of its most remarkable citizens, Natalya Estemirova. I was shocked and saddened to learn of her murder and my heart goes

Russia: Killing of Human Rights Activist Natalya Estemirova – U.S. State Department Spokesman Ian Kelly

Ian Kelly
Bureau of Public Affairs
Washington, DC
July 15, 2009

The United States is deeply saddened by reports of the abduction and murder of respected human rights

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