Russia’s war on journalism: Veteran Franco-Russian journalist Elena Servettaz speaks to FRANCE 24

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FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Russia’s war on journalism: Veteran Franco-Russian journalist Elena Servettaz speaks to FRANCE 24” – below is their description.

Elena Servettaz, a #journalist for Ekho Moskvy (Echo of Moscow), a legendary radio station that was officially shut down by #Moscow, says: “Hundreds, [even maybe] thousands, of journalists today are leaving, or have already left Russia. And they haven’t left Russia for London or Paris. They went to Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Georgia, all of these countries that allow them to enter their territory without any visas.”

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