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Russia: Political Dossier Web Site Shut Down

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Freedom of Speech, Governance, Law, RuNet Echo

Compromat.ru, a notorious Web site that publishes controversial dossiers on various Russian politicians and businessmen, has been allegedly closed following a court order, Elena Tokareva (a.k.a. LJ user elena-tokareva2 [1]) reported [2] [RUS]. There are no further details on the issue but a mirror site kompromat.ru has been launched with some of the materials from the previous version of the site.