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Press Releases

June 10, 2016

RFE/RL Announces Thomas Kent as New President

Thomas Kent, a longtime Associated Press journalist, has been appointed the new President of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), effective June 27.
June 03, 2016

RFE/RL Russian Service Audio Archives -- Now Online

RFE/RL welcomed the publication this week of an online, fully searchable database of audio programs produced over decades by its Russian Service, known as Radio Svoboda.
May 25, 2016

Ismayilova Freed From Prison But Intent On Justice

Elated but defiant, RFE/RL journalist Khadija Ismayilova walked out of prison in Baku today -- and vowed to take the Azerbaijani government to court to hold it accountable for concocting a case against her on political grounds.
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June 24, 2016

WADA Suspends Rio Doping Lab Weeks Before Olympics

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced that it has suspended the accreditation of the Brazilian Doping Control Laboratory, just six weeks before the start of the Olympic Games in Brazil.
June 24, 2016

After Brexit Vote, Fears Of EU Losing Influential Voice On Russia

A vocal supporter of European Union sanctions targeting Moscow, Britain is now set to leave the bloc. Kremlin critics warn that could weaken the Western resolve in standing up to Russia.
June 24, 2016

Bosnia, Kosovo Still Keen To Join EU Despite Brexit

Bosnia's leaders say European Union membership will remain their goal despite Britain's vote to leave the bloc in a landmark referendum on June 23.

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May 03, 2016

UNESCO Lauds Ismayilova Amid Mounting Pressure For Journalist's Freedom

On World Press Freedom Day, imprisoned Azerbaijani investigative reporter and RFE/RL contributor Khadija Ismayilova was named the 2016 recipient of the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize.
April 26, 2016

Video Nurgazy Dreams Big... And Wins (A Webby Award)

A feature video produced by RFE/RL’s Kyrgyz Service has won the prestigious Webby People’s Voice Award.
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