Top editors of Russia's RBC media group leave amid pressure

Reuters News
Posted: May 13, 2016 8:57 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The editor-in-chief of Russia's RBC media group, Elizaveta Osetinskaya, is to leave her post immediately, the group said in a statement on Friday, after weeks of pressure on the outlet including an office raid by law enforcement officials.

The editor-in-chief of the RBC daily newspaper and of the RBC news agency will also leave, RBC said.

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