Novaya Gazeta

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Novaya Gazeta (Russian: Новая газета, IPA: [ˈnovəjə ɡɐˈzʲetə], lit. New Gazette) is a Russian political[1] newspaper. They are known for their investigative coverage of Russian political and social affairs.[2]

They are known for being critical of Vladimir Putin and his government over human rights violations.

Seven Novaya Gazeta journalists, including Yuri Shchekochikhin, Anna Politkovskaya and Anastasia Baburova, have been murdered since 2000, in connection with their investigations.[3]

Their chief editor Dmitry Muratov won the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize.[4]

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  1. "Дмитрий Муратов уйдет с поста главного редактора «Новой газеты»" [Dmitry Muratov will leave the post of editor-in-chief of Novaya Gazeta]. Meduza. 2017-11-13. Retrieved 2021-01-20.
  2. Halpin, Tony (23 January 2009). "Journalists from Novaya Gazeta Are Assassination Targets". The Times. Retrieved 27 November 2009.
  3. Dondo, Aurélia (30 May 2018). "Ukraine: Dissident reported murdered turns up alive". PEN International. Retrieved 11 September 2021.