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Stories from RuNet Echo from October, 2018

26 October 2018

Death by bureaucracy? Russian regulators slap independent news site with sky-high fine

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"It obviously means bankruptcy and imminent closure for the magazine."

18 October 2018

Six red carnations and one severed ram’s head: Deadly threats sent to Russian independent newspaper

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The recipient of these grisly messages, the independent investigative newspaper Novaya Gazeta, holds the record for the most of its reporters murdered on the job: six, including Anna Politkovskaya.