The Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov has auctioned off his Nobel peace prize medal to raise money for Unicef to help Ukrainian children displaced by war.
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The gold medal was sold for a record $103.5m (£84.5m). Muratov was awarded the prize in October 2021 for helping found the independent Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta. He was the editor-in-chief when it was closed amid a Kremlin clampdown on journalists and public dissent as the country invaded Ukraine.

Nobel peace prize auctioned by Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov fetches record $103.5m

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