In Russia, Journalism is a Dangerous Business

June 11, 2019 12:00 AM
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The international media freedom advocate, Reporters Without Borders, ranks Russia at number 149 in its 2019 World Press Freedom Index, just between Venezuela and Bangladesh and about 100 positions below the United States - which was ranked 48th. In this report narrated by Philip Alexiou, Ricardo Marquina and Olga Pavlova in Moscow look at cases that show the difficulties that reporters are living while trying to exercise independent journalism in President Vladimir Putin's Russia.