Dmitry Muratov

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Russian Court Pulls Major Newspaper's License

'Novaya Gazeta' had already suspended publication under pressure from authorities

(Newser) - Novaya Gazeta, the independent Russian newspaper established in 1993 with money from former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev's Nobel Peace Prize, has been effectively banned from operating inside Russia. A Moscow court stripped the newspaper of its print license Monday and there will be a ruling next week on whether...

Attack on Journo Said to Be Work of Russian Intelligence

Unnamed source says it's been confirmed by intelligence

(Newser) - Update: US authorities believe Russia orchestrated the attack on Nobel Peace Prize winner Dmitry Muratov earlier this month. An unnamed US official tells the Washington Post intelligence has come to that conclusion, though the official did not detail exactly how. "The United States can confirm that Russian intelligence orchestrated...

Russia's Leading Independent Paper Halts Operations

'Novaya Gazeta' received repeated warnings from authorities

(Newser) - Russia's leading independent newspaper suspended operations Monday after pressure from Russian authorities, a move that comes less than six months after its editor won the Nobel Peace Prize for his paper’s courageous reporting under difficult circumstances. The paper, Novaya Gazeta, said it will remain closed for the duration...

Nobel Winner Selling Medal for Noble Reasons

Russia's Dmitry Muratov, who won peace prize last year, wants funds raised to assist Ukraine refugees

(Newser) - People from all over the world are donating where they can to help the millions of refugees streaming out of Ukraine as Russia continues its invasion there—but very few have Nobel Peace Prize gold they can hawk to free up some funds. Russia's Dmitry Muratov is one of...

2 Journalists Win Nobel Peace Prize

Prize goes to Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov

(Newser) - This year's Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded jointly to two journalists from the Philippines and Russia. The 2021 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov "for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace,...

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