Translation for 'whistleblower' from English to Russian
NOUN   a whistleblower | whistleblowers
SYNO whistle-blower | whistle blower | whistleblower
информант {м}whistleblower
стукач {м} [разг.]whistleblower
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Translation for 'whistleblower' from English to Russian

информант {м}

стукач {м} [разг.]
Usage Examples English
  • Frank Serpico, an NYPD whistleblower, prefers to use the term "lamp-lighter" to describe the whistleblower's role as a watchman.
  • In October 2019, Taibbi argued that the whistleblower in the Trump–Ukraine scandal was not a "real whistleblower" because the whistleblower would have had their life affected by prosecution or being sent to prison.
  • In early February 2020, Lindsey Graham publicly said Senate Intelligence Committee chairman Richard Burr would subpoena the whistleblower to look at "whether or not the whistleblower had a bias".
  • On March 1, 2021, a crowd-funding campaign was announced to raise funds for Fishrot whistleblower Jóhannes Stefánsson, who said he believes he was poisoned.
  • After the whistleblower complaint was publicized, users on pro-Trump Internet forums tried to identify its author.

  • The bill would entitle a whistleblower who prevails in any such action to all relief necessary to make such whistleblower whole.
  • During Phase 2, Office of the Whistleblower personnel monitor whistleblower submissions that are assigned to investigative staff.
  • In fiscal year 2012, the SEC also made its first whistleblower award under its new whistleblower authority authorized under the Dodd-Frank Act.
  • Trump also repeatedly used Twitter to attack and threaten the whistleblower who submitted a report to the Intelligence Community inspector general about Trump's conduct; Trump also used Twitter to spread conspiracy theories about the whistleblower.
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