NATO SACEUR Urges Lethal Arming of Ukraine; Navalny Jailed 15 Days; 13 Anti-Corruption Fund Staff 5-25

March 28, 2017

Update: Alexey Navalny, opposition leader and organizer of a nation-wide anti-corruption march March 26 has been jailed for 15 days and his office closed by police; 13 staff and volunteers jailed for 5-25 days. The previous issue is here. Recent Analysis and Translations: ‘Hybrid Cyberwars’: Are the Russian Hackers’ Arrests About American or Internal Russian […]

Novaya Gazeta Reports Point-Blank Execution of Chechen ‘Attackers’ at Odds with Official Account of ‘Clash’ with National Guards

When Russian media reported March 24 that 6 National Guardsmen and 6 militants were killed in a “shoot-out” in Chechnya, it was a typical story with scant details. Now Novaya Gazeta has evidence the Chechens were executed point-blank, contradicting the official report.