British journalists receive death threats from Russia over Valieva controversy

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The journalists who broke the story of Russian skater Kamila Valieva’s positive drugs test on Wednesday say they have faced death threats, abuse, and warnings they should check their tea.

A separate British newspaper journalist who asked Valieva whether she was a doper on Friday has also faced intense criticism from Russian members of parliament and online.

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Written by Sean Ingle in Beijing
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/feb/11/kamila-valieva-british-journalists-receive-death-threats-from-russia under the title “British journalists receive death threats from Russia over Valieva controversy”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.