Safety of Journalists > Targeted and cross fire killings

Russian Federation

24 May 2017

The editor-in-chief of Ton-M , a local newspaper, was shot dead in Minusink in the Krasnodarski province, according to Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty. Other reports said that Popkov was found in the sauna in his backyard. ...

19 April 2017

The 73-year-old co-founder of the weekly newspaper Novy Petersburg, who was attacked in St. Petersburg on 9 March by unidentified assailants and had remained unconscious at the hospital since then, died of his wounds. ...

01 August 2014

The correspondent of Dosh , a magazione which covers mainly the Russian Caucasus went missing from his home on 31 July and his body discovered the following day in a suburb of Nalchik, the capital of the autonomous Kabardino-Balkar Republic ...

09 July 2013

The deputy chief editor of Novoye Delo ( New Business) newspaper was killed by gunmen in Dagestan, Russia’s North Caucus . ...

18 May 2013

The 66 – year old founder and editor of the Selsovet (Village Council) newspaper, was gunned down in the Stavropol region. ...

08 April 2013

The former editor of the independent newspaper Khimkinskaya Pravda died of heart failure in a Moscow hospital after choking on food. ...