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Posted inCaucasus, Eastern Europe & Russia, Regions

A Not-So-Fine Balance

2 December 2002 The debate about the failings in the Russian media’s coverage of October’s hostage crisis has–unfortunately and conveniently–simply distracted attention from the Kremlin’s own handling of the crisis. So Vladimir Putin has vetoed restrictions on the media that many politicians were calling for in the wake of October’s hostage-taking in Moscow. At this […]