Russian press authorities censoring their media’s coverage of Sochi Olympics

“In the run-up to the Sochi Winter Games, official repression and self-censorship have restricted news coverage of sensitive issues related to the Olympics, such as the exploitation of migrant workers, environmental destruction, and forced evictions,” write Elena Milashina and Nina Ognianova. “The information vacuum comes amid a generally poor climate for press freedom across Russia.”

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