A guidebook for journalists issued by the Norwegian Helsinki Committee in connection with the upcoming Football World Cup is a «completely russophobic document», ministry press spokeswoman Maria Zakharova says.
The Federal Security Service is afraid of free journalism, says Thomas Nilsen as he today lost his appeal case in the highest court of Russia. He will now proceed to the European Court of Human Rights.
"Working as a journalist in the borderland to Russia has always been refreshingly thrilling. But never easy. And over the last years, it has become outright difficult." This report from the Barents Observer gives a picture of ruling media trends and developments in the Barents Region.