No one should have to live without the free flow of information and dialogue. No self-proclaimed, unelected government should stand in the way of free speech as a universal right for all people.

Statement regarding the Russian Federation’s media law

A cleaner walks past TV sets showing Russian President Vladimir Putin during his annual live call-in show in a shop in Moscow, Russia,

RFE/RL, VOA, and the other networks of U.S. international media will remain committed to our mission, stipulated by U.S. law, to provide accurate, objective, and comprehensive journalism and other content to our global audiences, including in the Russian Federation.

An important step towards press freedom

two women watch as a man speaks into a microphone from a panel

CEO statement on the joint hearing of the U.S. Helsinki Commission and the House Freedom of the Press Caucus which featured Caucus co-chairs Representatives Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Steve Chabot (R-OH).