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Russia: Journalist Isabella Yevloyeva faces 3rd criminal case for ‘fake’ reporting about the army

The charges against Yevloyeva stem from a June post on her news website’s Telegram channel, which allegedly contained false information about the Russian armed forces. Yevloyeva, who is currently located outside Russia, was put on the country’s wanted list.

Ukraine: Legislators should revise draft media law that threatens press freedom

“If passed, the legislation would expand the regulator’s power, allowing it to invalidate online news outlets’ registrations, issue fines against them, and shut them down pursuant to court rulings” – CPJ

Press freedom in Russia on the tenth anniversary of the ‘foreign agent’ law

“Long abused by the government, the 2012 law was instrumental in causing self-censorship and a mass exodus of domestic and international outlets from Russia, as well as forcing the remaining independent media organizations underground” – IPI