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Finnish voice on death of Ingushetian publisher

Istori posts a speech by and publishes a statement about the Ingushetian publisher Magomed Yevloev, who was killed by Russian police in the weekend. Together with Anna Politkovskaya, Yevloev – the publisher of closed-down news site – was a frequent guest at the Finnish-Russian Civic Forum.

  • is not closed down but quite alive, even though the site can be difficult to reach from time to time. In the last hours the site has published pictures from the Nazran demonstration where Yevloev’s body was laid on a carpet on the square at the Nazran bus station. Some pictures were republished in Kommersant.

  • Dear Kalle,

    Thanks for pointing this out to me and others! I haven’t been able to get access to lately, so I guess I assumed it had actually been closed, as decided by the Russian court. Thus, we will have to see whether it will survive in the long run – despite its publisher being killed and its editor-in-chief exiled.



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