The Debate: Ukraine Mystery over Arkady Babchenko Affair
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F24Debate talks addresses the events in Ukraine these past few days, where officials announced the murder of Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, only for him to appear – alive – on TV the following day. This was all part of an unusual, complicated plot aimed at catching the person, or people, who really were trying to kill him. We ask: might this backfire on Ukraine? Or has this raised awareness of the real dangers faced by journalists who dare to speak out against President Vladimir Putin?