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Update-1 Podcast

September 14, 2021

How Free Are Reporters In Russia?

In this edition of Update-1: Michael Smeltzer, a Russian analyst at Freedom House, talks about the state of press freedom in Russia as independent journalists have faced increased government pressure - with police raiding homes and seizing cellphones, laptops and tablets - ahead of the country's parliamentary election.

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