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Russia: Censorship of Younger Generation’s Music

Expand Russian musician Nastya Kreslina, member of electronic duo called IC3PEAK performs during a concert in Yekaterinburg, Russia. November 29, 2018.  © 2018/AP Photo/Anton Basanayev (Moscow) – Russian authorities have been interfering with performances of rappers and other musicians popular with younger audiences, forcing them to cancel concerts in acts of censorship that violate freedom of expression, Human Rights Watch said today. According to Meduza, an independent online media outlet, from October to December 2018, at least 36 performances in cities across Russia were cancelled due…

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