- The Daily Vertical: I’m Not Yeltsin This is Part 6 of a special Daily Vertical series on Vladimir Putin and the ghosts of Kremlins past. (The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL.) Vladimir Putin is haunted by his predecessors. He’s spooked by how one of them came to power, through a revolution in the […]
Human Rights Lawyers Discover 5 Cases of Russian Women Imprisoned for State Treason Related to Georgia Lawyers at Team 29, a group of lawyers and journalists defending freedom of information in Russia, have discovered five cases of Russian women imprisoned on charges of treason for text messages they sent related to the Russian military and Georgia.