Information on the current situation of journalists, writers, artists, and photographers since the dissolution of the Soviet Union [RUS10379]

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The Christian Science Monitor. 31 October 1991. Sneider, Daniel. "New Russian Leaders Threaten Curbs on Independent Press." (NEXIS)

Human Rights Watch. December 1991. Human Rights Watch World Report 1992. New York: Human Rights Watch, pp. 542-547.

Los Angeles Times. 21 December 1991, Home Edition. Grebenshikov, Viktor. "Editors Fear Free Market Will Do Them In...." (NEXIS)

The New York Times. 20 February 1992. Clines, Francis X. "Press in Russia is Hurt by the Reforms It Backs." (NEXIS)

Radio Free Europe. 10 January 1992. Vol. 1, No. 2. RFE/RL Research Report. Wishnevsky, Julia. "Russia: Liberal Media Criticize Democrats in Power."

_____. 3 January 1992. Vol. 1, No. 1. RFE/RL Research Report. Tolz, Vera. "The Soviet Media."

_____. 6 December 1991. Vol. 3, No. 49. Report on the USSR. Tolz, Vera. "Recent Developments in the Soviet and Baltic Media."

The San Francisco Chronicle. 25 February 1992. Freedberg, Louis. "Russian Artists Face New Censor...." (NEXIS) Tass. 13 February 1992. "Journalists Plan 'No News Day' Protest." (NEXIS)

The Vancouver Sun. 31 October 1991. Rutter, Frank. "Rise of Independent Press a Success Story for Russia." (NEXIS)