RUSSIAN PRESS COMMITTEE DENOUNCES REPORT ON PAPER CLOSINGS.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 30
The free market, not a government conspiracy, is behind the closing of many of the country’s papers, the government’s press committee told Moskovskaya pravda June 9. The committee was responding to charges June 7 by Duma deputy Mikhail Poltoranin that the Russian government was killing the democratic press.
Moscow to Defend Russian Journalists Against American Piracy.