Investigative journalism is an indispensable instrument of democracy. In Russia dozens of courageous journalists must deal with censure and threats on a daily basis in order to report what state media chooses to hide. The Russia of today is towards the bottom end of all the international classifications for press freedom.

Organised in association with Open Democracy Russia and Associazione Giornalisti Scuola di Perugia

With the kind support of Heinrich Böll Stiftung