Trouble in Russia

Can you imagine being jailed for defamation after writing an article that was never published? Welcome to Russia, 2005. Eduard Abrosimov is currently serving seven months detention. The current state of Russia’s fledging democracy is worrying.

Reporters Without Borders places Russia under Putin as a “Predator of Press Freedom“. He joins a distinguished group that include Laos, Libya, Nepal and China.

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