When devastating wildfires spread across the western part of Russia, the Russian Service broadcast stories daily about the status of the blazes and the efforts to extinguish them. On August 2, for example, the Service
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Imprisoned in Azerbaijan
Investigative journalist and RFE/RL contributor Khadija Ismayilova was arrested and detained on Dec 5, 2014. On Sept 1, 2015 she was sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison.
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