Another Russian Journalist takes the Putin Plunge
Call it “the Putin Plunge.”
Russian journalists have a habit of taking it.
In 2007, Kommersant‘s Ivan Safronov went out a fifth floor window in Moscow while working on a story about the sale of weapons by the Kremlin to Iran and Syria.
Then just last week, Olga Kotovskaya fell 14 floors in Kaliningrad, just one day after winning a court case to seize back her TV station from the Kremlin after the government moved in to silence her reporting on political corruption. The Guardian quoted Solomon Ginzburg, a deputy in Kaliningrad’s regional parliament: