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Russia - Journalist to return to Russia after top investigator guarantees his safety

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Novaya Gazeta deputy editor Sergei Sokolov has announced that he will return to Russia this week following an apology from Gen. Alexander Bastrykin, the head of Russia's Investigative Committee, for threatening to kill him (see below). The death threat caused a major outcry in Russia. Gen. Bastrykin and the newspaper's editor, Dmitry Muratov apologised to each other during a meeting in the presence of representatives of leading news media on 14 June and Bastrykin gave a guarantee that both (...)

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