Tajik journalist denied entry in to Russia

Posted on July 16, 2013 • Filed under: Border Crossings, Russia, Tourist Arrested

According to news.tj, a well-known Tajik opposition journalist has been denied entry at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, Radio Liberty’s Tajik Service reports. Officials at the airport told RFE/RL that journalist Dodojon Atovulloyev was asked to buy a ticket to Prague, Czech Republic, the city he arrived from on July 15. The airport officials did not elaborate on why the journalist was not allowed to enter Russia. Read article

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