A law known as the "sovereign internet" bill came into force in Russia. It aims to tighten state control over the the internet, which free speech activists say will strengthen government oversight of the country's cyberspace.
In response to the arrest of journalist Ivan Golunov, investigative news outlet Meduza has opened access to his reports. This is Golunov's 2017 report on the sophistication of Russia's system of criminalizing journalism and what this could mean for the future of media within the country.
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