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Kateryna Yesypenko and Aleh Hruzdzilovich at RFE/RL’s World Press Freedom Day reception in Washington D.C. on April 25, 2024.

Journalists in Trouble: President Biden Calls for Alsu Kurmasheva’s Release

President Biden calls for Alsu Kurmasheva’s release; RFE/RL hosts World Press Freedom Day reception with families of imprisoned journalists; and more.

Ukraine -- RFE/RL president Stephen Capus (L) meeting with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy (R).

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.

A graphic with a bard wire background. The words "Journalists in Trouble" written on a banner. Several protestors asking for the journalists' release are pictured in stylized artistic form on the bottom of the graphic.

Journalists in Trouble: Alsu Kurmasheva Spends 100 Days In Russian Detention

Alsu Kurmasheva spends 100 days in Russian detention; RFE/RL journalist Dmytro Yevshyn injured by Russian artillery fire in Ukraine; and more.

A graphic with a bard wire background. The words "Journalists in Trouble" written on a banner. Several protestors asking for the journalists' release are pictured in stylized artistic form on the bottom of the graphic.

Journalists in Trouble: Alsu Kurmasheva Spends 100 Days In Russian Detention

Alsu Kurmasheva hits 100 days in Russian detention; RFE/RL journalist Dmytro Yevshyn injured by Russian artillery fire in Ukraine; and more.

Alsu Kurmasheva poses with her husband, Pavel Butorin.

Journalists in Trouble: Russian Authorities Bring New Charge Against Alsu Kurmasheva

Alsu Kurmasheva faces new charge; four RFE/RL journalists mark Human Rights Day behind bars; and more.

Alsu Kurmasheva stands in office.

Journalists in Trouble: Russia Detains RFE/RL Journalist Alsu Kurmasheva

Russia detains RFE/RL journalist Alsu Kurmasheva; RFE/RL event draws attention to incommunicado detention in Belarus; and more.

Kateryna Yesypenko, wife of imprisoned RFE/RL journalist Vladyslav Yesypenko, and RFE/RL Head of News Division Nicola Careem join a panel on Oct. 5, 2023.

Journalists in Trouble: EU Sanctions Russian Officials Involved in Torture, Political Imprisonment of RFE/RL Journalist in Crimea

EU sanctions Russian officials for torture, imprisonment of Vladyslav Yesypenko; RFE/RL and partners draw attention to plight of civilian prisoners in Russian-occupied Crimea; and more.

Briefly… Aleh Hruzdzilovich on Being Imprisoned for Journalism in Belarus

RFE/RL Belarus Service journalist Aleh Hruzdzilovich on his time in prison in Belarus.

Vladyslav Yesypenko poses with his arm around his wife, Kateryna Yesypenko

Journalists in Trouble: Restrictions on RFE/RL’s Kyrgyz Service Lifted Following Court Decision

Kyrgyz government restores access to RFE/RL websites, bank account; Amnesty letter-writing campaign for Vladyslav Yesypenko continues; RFE/RL marks anniversary of fraudulent election in Belarus; and more.

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