Staff of Lenta.ru, a Russian news website, wrote a letter condemning the firing of their editor Galina Timchenko over publishing an interview with a far-right Ukrainian nationalist.
“Over the past couple of years, the space of free journalism in #Russia
has dramatically decreased. Some publications are directly controlled by the #Kremlin
, others through curators, and others by editors who fear losing their jobs. Some media outlets have been closed and others will be closed in the coming months. The problem is not that we have nowhere to run. The problem is that you have nothing more to read,” the statement said. Read more: http://ow.ly/uytso