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Yury Dud

Affiliated media: YouTube channel "vDUD" , Journalist, Blogger

Incident date: April 15, 2022

Attack type:

  • Labelling media/individuals as foreign agents

Who attacked: Authorities

Source: Newsweek

Location: Russia, Moscow, Moscow

Additional information:

The Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation included blogger Yury Dud in the «foreign agents» register. A Russian court declared several videos published on the YouTube channel vDud «extremist» in March. Along with him, seven other people were declared «foreign agents», including the editor-in-chief of The Insider Roman Dobrohotov, cartoonist Sergey Yolkin, journalists Karen Shahinyan and Alexey Semyonov, activist Kirill Kruglikov and two LGBT activists.