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Russia - Journalist arrested after interviewing Siberian autonomy advocate

Reporters without borders
Authorities say he must do jail time for insulting a governor in blog posts in 2011 Reporters Without Borders condemns Siberian journalist and blogger Dmitry Shipilov (Дмитрий Шипилов)'s detention since 10 September, when he was arrested near Moscow just hours after a newspaper published an interview by him with a champion of Siberian autonomy. Officially, Shipilov was arrested to serve a jail sentence in a case dating back to 2012, but everything suggests that his detention was politically motivated (...)

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