Muratov: Bastrykin Threatened Novaya Gazeta Journalist With Physical Violence

posted 18 Jun 2012, 03:03 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 18 Jun 2012, 03:04 ]
Source: (info), 13/06/12 

· Freedom of expression  · Public Prosecutor’s Office 

Dmitry Muratov, editor in chief of Novaya Gazeta, is demanding a guarantee of safety for his staff from the chairman of the Investigative Committee, Alexander Bastrykin. According to Muratov, Bastrykin threatened Sergei Sokolov, a journalist at Novaya Gazeta, with physical violence. reports that in an open letter to the chairman of Investigative Committee, Muratov lays out the details of the conflict between Sokolov and Bastrykin. [Read more]