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Russia’s censorship agency Roskomnadzor blocked the magazine just a week after its launch.
July 24, 2022
They are trying to break into my home, activist Yevgeny Kazakov reported as policemen hammered at his front door in Arkhangelsk.
July 19, 2022
Dozhd suspended its operations in March after being ordered ​​by Russian authorities to stop broadcasting over its coverage of the war in Ukraine.
July 18, 2022
Authorities call it the «Safe City project» - the 1,658 CCTV cameras that will be installed in the Murmansk region by the end of the year and connected to facial-recognition technology.
July 11, 2022
In times of growing east-west tensions, a new door opens to finance practical projects between Europe’s northernmost countries and Russia.
January 28, 2022
In a single-person protest against her country's intervention in the neighboring country, Yelena Gulina stood bravely in a downtown square in Syktyvkar.
January 10, 2022
The forced liquidation of the human rights organization is a major setback for the country and increases the risk of total repression, lawyer Maria Eismont said in her defense of the NGO that over more than 30 years has revealed Soviet-era crimes.
December 28, 2021
The fine is to cover police officers' overtime expenses and fuel costs in connection with an unsanctioned rally in early 2021.
December 27, 2021
Yury Dmitriyev is renowned for his work that shed light on Soviet-era political repressions in his home region Karelia.
December 27, 2021
Prosecutors in Russia's far northern Nenets Autonomous Okrug request three years behind bars for Yuri Zhdanov.
December 16, 2021
Russian media watchdog Roskomnadzor says online journal 7x7-journal broke the law when it published a series of blog posts in the local Komi language, as well as two translations in English.
December 30, 2019
The arrest of Karelian researcher of Stalin’s repressions Yuri Dmitriev has been extended for three months
December 18, 2019
Moscow highlights the Arctic as territory of dialogue, but a recent court order might indicate that not everyone is welcomed to that dialogue.
November 27, 2019
Not one single parliament member voted against when the State State Duma on Thursday adopted the third and final reading of the law giving authorities the right to designate any writer, photographer or video-blogger as ‘foreign agent’.
November 22, 2019
Director of the group, Rodion Sulyandziga, says Russia’s goal with the shutdown is to keep indigenous peoples outside any international, Arctic and UN venues.
November 12, 2019
Experts say the country lacks the technology to implement the controversial legislation.
November 03, 2019
Sara is actively working to revitalize the language that was on the brink of extinction.
October 16, 2019
House searches and interrogations have been made in more than 30 Russian regions. In Murmansk, a sponsor of the local Navalny office spent the whole day in police custody.
October 15, 2019
"We look with great concern at the difficult working conditions for civil society in Russia, especially the conditions for NGOs, the media and indigenous peoples," says foreign minister Ine Eriksen Søreide.
October 03, 2019
We are countering censorship and finding a new way into Russia, says Editor Thomas Nilsen.
August 22, 2019