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31st March 2011

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by Leigh Turner

Ambassador to Austria and UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Vienna

Is closing a newspaper censorship?

I’ve been following with interest the debate around the recent closure of a Ukrainian newspaper, the Gazeta po-Kievski.  It’s an important issue. The newspaper, which has existed for many years, was closed down on 11 March. One explanation of the closure is that it had been losing money and was uneconomic. Proponents of free speech, […]

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