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Alexander Lebedev gets 150 hours of community service


The Russian owner of the Independent and Evening Standard has been found guilty of battery after he punched another businessman on television. Read the full story

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Russia allows Guardian journalist back in

Earlier in the week, Guardian journalist Luke Harding was refused re-entry to Russia, amid reports that his negative reporting on the country had prompted officials to annul his visa. But Russia’s foreign ministry has made a u-turn on the issue, reinstating the journalist’s visa. Read the full story

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Russia banishes Guardian’s Moscow correspondent

The Guardian‘s Moscow correspondent, Luke Harding, has been refused re-entry to Russia. Read the full story

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“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”

Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.

(Source: POLIS)


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