Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov sells Nobel Prize for Ukraine; Donates $103m
Published on Jun 22, 2022 12:35 PM IST
Renowned Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov sells his Nobel Peace Prize to help Ukraine. The former editor-in-chief of the independent newspaper Novaya Gazeta has auctioned off his medal for $103.5 million. Dmitry Muratov said all the money from the sale would go to help refugees from the war in Ukraine. Muratov was co-awarded the peace prize in 2021 for defending freedom of expression in Russia. The newspaper run by Muratov, Novaya Gazeta had suspended its operations in March, shortly after Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Watch this report to know more.