Karen Shainyan - Justice for Journalists

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Karen Shainyan

Affiliated media: YouTube channel "Straight Talk With Gay People", Journalist, Producer, TV presenter

Incident date: April 15, 2022

Attack type:

  • Labelling media/individuals as foreign agents

Who attacked: Authorities

Source: The Moscow Times

Location: Russia, Moscow, Moscow

Additional information:

The Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation included Karen Shainyan in the «foreign agents» registry. Along with him, seven other people were declared «foreign agents», including journalists Roman Dobrohotov, Yury Dud, Alexey Semyonov, cartoonist Sergei Elkin and political scientist Ekaterina Shulman.