The Russian leader declared war on his country’s independent journalists. But Russian media outsmarted him by taking their operations overseas. They are now reaching more people than ever before.
Roman Badanin is a Russian journalist and the founder and editor-in-chief of Proekt and Agentstvo, media organizations that have been targeted by the Russian government for their investigative reporting into the most powerful forces in their country. He is also a CDDRL-JSK Visiting Fellow at Stanford University and nonresident fellow at George Washington University.