Bloggers Appeal to President over Restrictions on Photography

posted 8 Jul 2011, 06:57 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 8 Jul 2011, 07:04 ]
Source: (info), 04/07/11 

· Freedom of speech

Russian bloggers have presented Igor Shchegolev, the Minister of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation, with a letter addressed to the President of Russia in which they request his help in resolving the issue of restrictions on photography in locations permitted by law. 

As reported by , the letter signed by the authors of popular Russian photo-blogs was delivered during a specially organised meeting with the country’s leading bloggers, in the framework of an event, a so-called IT-expedition, “Kaspersky discovers the city". 

For his part, Igor Shchegolev promised to deliver the letter to the President. [Read more]