Affiliated media: YouTube channel The World Through Piontkovsky's Eyes, Publicist
Incident date: August 18, 2023
- Labelling media/individuals as foreign agents
Who attacked: Authorities
Location: Russia, Moscow, Moscow
The Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation has added publicist Andrey Piontkovsky to the list of «foreign agents». According to the Ministry, he «opposed the special military operation». The publicist left Russia in February 2016 and has been living in the United States since then. A criminal case on extremism was opened against him in Russia for his article about Chechnya.