Another journalist to flee Russia

Independent Russian journalist Andrey Novikov intends to ask for political asylum, according to Grigory Pasko. Novikov was detained in Rybinsk (Yaroslavl oblast) on 5 December 2006, officially for violation of a law against “extremism”. Novikov was just released from a psychiatric hospital, where he had been forcibly held for 11 months.

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