The Slavic Connexion

Reporting in "Relative Unfreedom": A Conversation with Pjotr Sauer of The Guardian

March 31st, 2024  •  30 mins 52 secs  •  Download (35.4 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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On this episode, Pjotr Sauer shares his firsthand experiences and reflections on reporting on Russia both before February 24, 2022 from within the country and then after, reporting from outside of the country. He elaborates on the difficulties for all journalists in navigating the challenges and constraints in Russia and expands on the plight of his friend and colleague Evan Gershkovich, the Wall Street journalist who has been officially imprisoned by Russian authorities for one year as of March 29, 2024. Thank you for listening!