Nov 26, 2015
At the working meeting of members of the International Board of Barents Press in Saariselkä, in the cottage owned by the Union of journalists of Finland, there is no Internet. And for quite a long time there was no TV. And other forms of communication. Journalists must break from information talking, reading, sitting by the fireplace, sweating in the sauna and diving into the icy river.
Nov 17, 2015

The festival of documentary films and television programs "Northern Character-2015" will be held 26-28 November in Murmansk at several cultural and artistic sites involving in its orbit people of different ages, occupations and interests.


Oct 29, 2015

The Russian legislation on mass media is becoming tougher and more extensive.  How can journalists and media work under the circumstances – this was in the focus of discussion at the seminar the Center  for Defense of Rights of Journalists and Media (project Barents Press – ed.) held in Murmansk.

Dec 20, 2014

Editor-in-chief of Vecherny Murmansk accuses mayor Subbotin of censorship and pressure upon mass-media

Apr 12, 2010

In the congress hotel jf the Meridian hotel in Murmansk there has been heled a special press conference with the editor-in-chief of the newspaper Vecherny Murmansk Natalia Chervjakova. The editor-in-chief of the newspaper of which founder is the Murmansk city administration, has accused mayor Sergey Subbotin of pressure upon mass-media and censorship.

On April, 6th in the newspaper Vecherny Murmansk there was to appear article «All to court?» about overdue social compensentory peyment for heating in 2009 done by administration of Murmansk. However, according to Chervjakova, on the eve of the newspaper 's release Sergey Subbotin invited her for a personal talk and demanded to withdraw the article from the planned issue accompanying the requirement with threats. Under the pressure of the city governor the editor-in-chief withdrew the article from publishing.

But having regained consciousness she addressed in written form to the Department of Internal Affairs of Murmansk area and to the Office of Public Prosecutor, she also applied to governor Dmitry Dmitrienko and to the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation with the request to protect the journalists of the newspaper from censorship and attempts on press freedom.

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Translated by Tatiana Polkova

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