The Russian army has wreaked havoc in Ukraine that has forced millions of people to leave their homes and flee. A large number of children are also included in this. Aid funds are being raised from all over the world to help these children. Meanwhile, Dmitry Muratov, editor-in-chief of Russia’s independent newspaper “Novaya Gazeta”, has also auctioned his Nobel Prize for helping Ukrainian children.
An event was organized by Heritage Auction in New York for the auction of Nobel Prize. An unknown buyer bought this Nobel Prize for $103.5 million. Muratov was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2021 for ‘protecting the Freedom of Expression’ along with Philippine journalist Maria Russa.
Russia-Ukraine war: Ukraine attacks Crimea’s oil drilling platform for the first time
Novaya Gazeta was founded in 1993
Dmitry Muratov has been working for Freedom of Expression in Russia for a long time. He founded Novaya Gazeta in 1993 along with some associates. Within a few years, the newspaper became the only major newspaper to criticize Russian President Vladimir Putin both inside and outside the country.
In 2000, 6 Novaya journalists were murdered
Muratov has been subjected to deadly attacks several times. In April last, oil paint mixed with acetone was thrown on him in the train, in which his eyes were burnt. In the year 2000, the people of his newspaper were attacked, in which 6 people were killed. Among them was investigative reporter Anna Politkovskaya.
In the video released by Heritage Auction, he said – Winning the Nobel gives you a chance to be heard. Today people have to understand that there is a war going on and we need to help those who are suffering the most.
Russia claims possession of Toshkivka city
Talking about the war situation, the Russian army on Monday claimed to have captured the area of the Siversky Donets river and the city of Toshkivka near the city of Severodonetsk in eastern Ukraine. Russian attacks on Severodonetsk continue to increase. On the other hand, Ukraine has attacked an oil drilling platform in Russian-occupied Crimea. According to the state head of Crimea, three people were injured in the attack.
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