13 Jul 2015

One less independent voice in Russia, as journalist is forced to quit

From Nine To Noon, 9:33 am on 13 July 2015

After working as a foreign correspondent in Russia for 30 years Helen Womack has been blacklisted by the authorities and forced to stop working as a journalist, so she's decided to leave. We speak to her from Budapest about what she thinks about the state of Russia today and why she'll never stop loving it. Helen Womack has contributed to Fairfax from Moscow since 2003. She is the author of The Ice Walk: Surviving the Soviet Break-up and the New Russia.