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A Lesson from the Heartland

The libel lawsuits against Novaya Gazeta and Nezavisimaya Gazeta has drawn attention away from a precedent-setting case in a remote region of Russiaby Alexei Pankin MOSCOW, Russia–Even as petty freedom-of-the-press passions are raging in Moscow and dragging national dignitaries and international media into their orbit, great things are happening quietly in the provinces. In my […]