Artur Asafyev is a freelance correspondent for Radio Svoboda and Novaya Gazeta in Ufa, Bashkortostan. He has worked as a journalist since 1991 for a number of publications, including Interfax, Bashinform and regional editions of Rossiyskaya Gazeta and Kommersant. He focuses on federal and regional politics, protest movements, inter-ethnic relations and ecological problems, as well as the crisis in Ukraine. In 1999, he received the Larisa Yudina Vopreki award for journalism.
Published in: oDROutrage and outsourcing in Russian healthcare
The doctor is out. Hunger strikes, mistreatment of patients and general desperation are beginning to seem like a...
Published in: oDRThese hills are ours
In Bashkortostan, the hills are alive with the sound of limestone quarrying. Now local civil society is taking on...