Journalist reportedly poisoned en route to hostage negotiations, another journalist detained at Moscow airport
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Sergey Plotnikov said the men forced him into a white minibus, placed him face down on the floor, handcuffed him, and made him unlock his phone; they then beat him while asking for information about the leaders of recent protests.

On 1 October police raided Slavina’s apartment looking for materials related to the pro-democracy group Open Russia. They seized flash drives, her laptop, her daughter’s laptop, and phones belonging to both her and her husband.

Among the proposed amendments to the family code are changes to the legal gender recognition rights for transgender people that will negatively affect their ability to marry and raise children. The bill also contains a superfluous ban on same-sex marriage.