Andrey Piontkovsky - Justice for Journalists

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Andrey Piontkovsky

Affiliated media: YouTube channel The World Through Piontkovsky's Eyes, Publicist

Incident date: August 18, 2023

Attack type:

  • Labelling media/individuals as foreign agents

Who attacked: Authorities

Source: Website of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation

Location: Russia, Moscow, Moscow

Additional information:

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.