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Journalists in Trouble: Alsu Kurmasheva’s Family Fights for Her in Washington  

Alsu Kurmasheva’s family advocates for her; Vladyslav Yesypenko marks three years in detention; Iran’s judiciary targets RFE/RL journalists; and more. 

Journalists in Trouble: Russian Authorities Declare RFE/RL an “Undesirable Organization”

RFE/RL declared “undesirable” in Russia; Russian court upholds Alsu Kurmasheva’s detention; Kazakh authorities block accreditation to RFE/RL journalists; and more.

RFE/RL President Capus Meets Ukrainian President Zelenskiy, Discusses Imprisoned Journalist in Crimea

During a meeting on Sunday between Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and RFE/RL President Stephen Capus, the Ukrainian leader commended RFE/RL’s coverage of the Russian invasion.

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Ukrainian Service

RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service is a trusted, award-winning outlet with a growing audience that provides comprehensive coverage of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine.

Central Asia in Focus: Kazakhstan Imprisons Citizen Who Fought in Ukraine

In this week’s edition: Kazakhstan imprisons a citizen who fought in Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan join the Global Methane Pledge, Rosatom is moving on its Uzbek Contract, and more. Thanks…

Briefly… How RFE/RL Journalists Exposed Russia’s Fake Private Military Company

RFE/RL Ukrainian Service journalist Valeriya Yegoshina and Systema journalist Elizaveta Surnacheva discuss how their investigative teams discovered that Redut is a fictitious Private Military Company (PMC).

Central Asia in Focus: New Russian Trade Corridors Through Central Asia

In this week’s edition: a new Russian trade corridor in Central Asia, an Uzbek citizen was sent to prison for fighting in Ukraine, how foreign wars are affecting governments and…

Central Asia in Focus: Russia Wants Central Asian Migrants to Serve in Ukraine

In this week’s edition: Russia wants Central Asian migrants to serve in Ukraine, a debate on morality in the Kyrgyz Parliament, the challenge of kleptocracy in Central Asia, and more.

Briefly… Rikard Jozwiak on Covering the EU, NATO, and Russia’s War on Ukraine

Europe Editor Rikard Jozwiak talks about what Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine means for his coverage of the EU, NATO, and more.