“As soon as we leave, a Russian shell lands exactly where we had been. If we’d left 30 seconds later, I would not be here to write this.”
Detentions come amid a crackdown on street protests in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region.
Regime uses accusations of extremism to silence dissenting voices – and intimidate news consumers.
Nika Gvaramia imprisoned for abuse of power in a sentence largely seen as a retaliation for his criticism of the ruling party.
Rights organisations maintain that systematic lack of action in investigating such crimes serves to empower perpetrators.
Production continues, despite almost no revenue and the constant danger of physical - and cyber – attack.
At the site of the bomb blast which killed a Radio Svoboda journalist.
“To understand what's happening, you have to multiply Bucha and Irpin and Borodyanka a hundred times.”
Numbers of dead and wounded media workers mount as conflict continues.
Despite the crackdown that followed the invasion of Ukraine, journalists carry on the battle for free expression.