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Riga, capital of the Russian press in exile


STORY - Since the start of the war in Ukraine, Latvia has hosted several opposition media in the Kremlin.

In Riga

Arrived recently in Riga, the editor-in-chief of Russian television Dojd, Tikhon Dziadko, arranges to meet in a park with a view of Milda and its three stars, the Latvian "Statue of Liberty".

The broadcast in exile of this channel created in 2010 has already begun, but it is still running right and left to settle in the Latvian capital.

“After the war started, Russia imposed military censorship.

It was impossible to work as a freelance journalist,”

he says.

Taking the direction of Riga, refuge of the Russian intelligentsia, was obvious.

The daily

Novaïa Gazeta

relocated its editorial staff there a few months earlier and published its first issue in exile in early May.

It is also there that the online media Meduza settled in 2015 and the documentary filmmaker Vitaly Mansky.

On Monday November 28, the Latvian capital also hosted the 84th edition of the Albert-Londres Prize.

“Latvia provided us with visas, help, here…

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Source: lefigaro

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