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Russia tells U.S. to 'mind own business' over media freedom

Jul 08, 2020 - 4:18 PM

The spokeswoman for the US embassy in Moscow tweets: 'Watching arrest after arrest of Russian journalists – it's starting to look like a concerted campaign against #MediaFreedom'

ARRESTED. Ivan Safronov, a former journalist and aide to the head of Russia's space agency Roscosmos, detained on charges of treason for divulging state military secrets, stands inside a defendants' cage during a court hearing in Moscow on July 7, 2020. Photo by Vasily Maximov/AFP

Russia detains ex-defense reporter for treason

Jul 08, 2020 - 11:31 AM

'The case against Ivan Safronov is an absolutely new level of repression against journalism in the country,' says security analyst Andrei Soldatov

DETAINED. Ivan Safronov, a former journalist and aide to the head of Russia's space agency Roscosmos, is escorted inside a court building after being detained on charges of treason for divulging state military secrets, Moscow, July 7, 2020. Photo by Vasily Maximov/AFP