A liberal Russian politician has accepted a stake in Echo of Moscow, saying he hoped to save the influential independent radio outlet from a government takeover.
A Russian court placed the country's most prominent independent radio station into state hands Thursday.
A Russian court Tuesday ordered the liquidation of Media-Most, the company that holds the evaporating empire of embattled media magnate Vladimir Gusinsky.
Journalists at NTV, Russia's only nationwide independent television network, took their fight against a takeover by the state-run gas company to the airwaves Wednesday.
Russia's state-controlled gas company Tuesday fired the board of directors at NTV, the country's only nationwide independent television station, the latest volley in a continuing battle over the station's future.
In a continuing war between the Russian government and the nation's only independent national television station, prosecutors yesterday raided a bank owned by Russian media mogul Vladimir Gusinsky. The U.S. State Department cried foul.
After months of legal wrangling with Russian authorities and disputes over debts incurred by his media empire, Russian media mogul Vladimir Gusinsky has been arrested in Spain on an international warrant.
Russian officials today seized financial and personnel files from the offices of Media-Most, a media holding company whose owner's arrest last month sparked charges of a government crackdown on press freedom.
Russian authorities yesterday arrested the head of a media organization often critical of President Vladimir Putin and his government. But Putin today denied the tycoon's arrest was punishment for criticizing the Kremlin.
In an essay written for Time magazine, President Clinton hails Boris Yeltsin as the "Father of Russian Democracy." But Clinton says that Russia's new acting president, Vladimir Putin, faces "unfinished business."…
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