Update: Russia’s Elections Commission chief has said opposition leader Alexei Navalny can only run in the elections if he appeals his criminal sentence — or the election law is changed.
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Recent Analysis and Translations:
Novaya Gazeta on Threats of Retribution Against Journalists from Chechen Clergy over Articles on Persecution of LGBT
The Grief Factory: How Regime Supporters Are Choreographed to Mourn on Demand
Novaya Gazeta Reports Point-Blank Execution of Chechen ‘Attackers’ at Odds with Official Account of ‘Clash’ with National Guards
‘Hybrid Cyberwars’: Are the Russian Hackers’ Arrests About American or Internal Russian issues?