Pressure on the National Reserve Bank financing Novaya
Gazeta can not be regarded as accidental.
It is a deliberate political persecution on the threashold
of the presidential election of one of the best Russian printed
media which has always demonstrated its honest, objective
and independent position.
The authorities are mortally scared of the society and of
the truth. Therefore, they have launched persecutions against
We demand to immediately cease persecution of Novaya Gazeta
and ensure normal publication of the paper.
Chair of the YABLOKO party