TITLE

Beat the Press

AUTHOR(S)
Gessen, Masha
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
New Republic;06/05/2000, Vol. 222 Issue 23, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the condition of the press under Russian President Vladimir Putin. Comments on the difference in media policies between Putin and former President Boris Yeltsin; Belief of Yeltsin on the freedom of press; Yeltsin replaced Communist ideology with democratic set up; Concerns that Putin's concept of law was shaped by the KGB, the intelligence agency of Russia; Comments on the illegal restrictions placed on the Russian press during the ongoing military campaign with Chechnya
ACCESSION #
3158303

 

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