Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ramzan Kadyrov, the head of Russia’s Chechen Republic, have earned the infamy of appearing on Reporters Without Borders' list of “enemies of the press

International non-government organization Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has recently updated its list of enemies of the press.  The list includes the names of 35 politicians, state officials, and criminal organizations.

Putin and Kadyrov join the likes of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, Kazakh leader Nursultan Nazarbayev, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, and Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, the President of Turkmenistan.

The list also includes longtime Cuban leader Raul Castro, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Turkish President Recep Erdogan, Chinese President Xi Jinping, the President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro, the leader of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN and Saudi King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud.