Journalists Who Dared to Report--Before They Fled or Were Murdered

September 2010
Nieman Reports;Fall2010, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p74
The article features several journalists covering Russia's North Caucasus region who were killed or went out of Russia, as well as the subject of their investigative works. Yuri Bagrov of "The Associated Press" reported on the Chechnya war, as well as the terrorist attacks committed around the region. He was granted political asylum in the U.S. in 2007. The other journalists include Valery Dzutsev, who worked as coordinator for the Great Britain-based Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR), and journalist Natalia Estemirova.


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