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Catherine A. Fitzpatrick
Catherine A. Fitzpatrick

Russia This Week: Is ‘Novorossiya’ Really Dead?

In Russia This Week, you will find links to the stories of Russia Update in the last week and to special features, plus an article following up on the news and trending topics below.

Last issues:

- From Medal of Valor to Ubiquitous Propaganda Symbol: the History of the St. George Ribbon
- After Putin’s Call-In Show, Where is the Reality?
- What Happened to the Slow-Moving Coup?
- All the Strange Things Going On in Moscow
- Remembering Boris Nemtsov, Insider and Outsider (1959-2015)

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Liveblog Team
Liveblog Team

Russia Update: Canada Denies Entry Visas to Russian Delegation to Proliferation Meeting

Canada denies visas to a Russian delegation coming to a meeting of the Proliferation Security Initiative. The latest visa denials to Russians in protest against the war in Ukraine also follows an incident where Russian hockey players skated off the ice before the Canadian national anthem was played after losing 6-1.

Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies.

The previous issue is here.

UPDATES BELOW

Russia This Week:

- From Medal of Valor to Ubiquitous Propaganda Symbol: the History of the St. George Ribbon
- What Happened to the Slow-Moving Coup?
- Can We Be Satisfied with the Theory That Kadyrov Killed Nemtsov?
- All the Strange Things Going On in Moscow

Special features:

- With Cash and Conspiracy Theories, Russian Orthodox Philanthropist Malofeyev is Useful to the Kremlin
- Alexey Navalny On the Murder of Boris Nemtsov
- Theories about Possible Perpetrators of the Murder of Boris Nemtsov
- Novaya Gazeta Releases Sensational Kremlin Memo

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Liveblog Team
Liveblog Team

Ukraine Live Day 459: Three Ukrainian Soldiers And One Civilian Killed Over Last 24 Hours

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast.

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For links to individual updates click on the timestamps.

For the latest summary of evidence surrounding the shooting down of flight MH17 see our separate article: Evidence Review: Who Shot Down MH17?


Liveblog Team
Liveblog Team

Russia Update: European Anti-Torture Activists Expelled from Russia

Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies.

The previous issue is here.

UPDATES BELOW

Russia This Week:

- From Medal of Valor to Ubiquitous Propaganda Symbol: the History of the St. George Ribbon
- What Happened to the Slow-Moving Coup?
- Can We Be Satisfied with the Theory That Kadyrov Killed Nemtsov?
- All the Strange Things Going On in Moscow

Special features:

- With Cash and Conspiracy Theories, Russian Orthodox Philanthropist Malofeyev is Useful to the Kremlin
- Alexey Navalny On the Murder of Boris Nemtsov
- Theories about Possible Perpetrators of the Murder of Boris Nemtsov
- Novaya Gazeta Releases Sensational Kremlin Memo

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Liveblog Team
Liveblog Team

Ukraine Live Day 458: One Ukrainian Soldier Killed, Eight Wounded Over Last 24 Hours

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast.

Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs.


For links to individual updates click on the timestamps.

For the latest summary of evidence surrounding the shooting down of flight MH17 see our separate article: Evidence Review: Who Shot Down MH17?


Liveblog Team
Liveblog Team

Russia Update: State Duma Contemplating Dissolution, Early Elections in September 2016

Discussions are underway about dissolving the State Duma in June 2016 to have early elections in September 2016, RBC.ru citing sources close to the Kremlin and in the Duma.

Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies.

The previous issue is here.

UPDATES BELOW

Russia This Week:

- From Medal of Valor to Ubiquitous Propaganda Symbol: the History of the St. George Ribbon
- What Happened to the Slow-Moving Coup?
- Can We Be Satisfied with the Theory That Kadyrov Killed Nemtsov?
- All the Strange Things Going On in Moscow

Special features:

- With Cash and Conspiracy Theories, Russian Orthodox Philanthropist Malofeyev is Useful to the Kremlin
- Alexey Navalny On the Murder of Boris Nemtsov
- Theories about Possible Perpetrators of the Murder of Boris Nemtsov
- Novaya Gazeta Releases Sensational Kremlin Memo

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Liveblog Team
Liveblog Team

Ukraine Live Day 457: 3 Ukrainian Soldiers, 9 Wounded With Heavy Fighting In Shirokino And Near Katerinovka

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast.

Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs.


For links to individual updates click on the timestamps.

For the latest summary of evidence surrounding the shooting down of flight MH17 see our separate article: Evidence Review: Who Shot Down MH17?


Liveblog Team
Liveblog Team

Russia Update: State Duma Passes Law on ‘Undesirable Organizations’

The State Duma or Russian parliament has passed a law on “undesirable” organizations that will enable the Russian government to crack down further on civil society, Snob.ru and other Russian media reported.

Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies.

The previous issue is here.

UPDATES BELOW

Russia This Week:

- From Medal of Valor to Ubiquitous Propaganda Symbol: the History of the St. George Ribbon
- What Happened to the Slow-Moving Coup?
- Can We Be Satisfied with the Theory That Kadyrov Killed Nemtsov?
- All the Strange Things Going On in Moscow

Special features:

- With Cash and Conspiracy Theories, Russian Orthodox Philanthropist Malofeyev is Useful to the Kremlin
- Alexey Navalny On the Murder of Boris Nemtsov
- Theories about Possible Perpetrators of the Murder of Boris Nemtsov
- Novaya Gazeta Releases Sensational Kremlin Memo

Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs‏.


Liveblog Team
Liveblog Team

Ukraine Live Day 456: Ukraine To Allow OSCE And ICRC Access To Captured Russian Soldiers

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast.

Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs.


For links to individual updates click on the timestamps.

For the latest summary of evidence surrounding the shooting down of flight MH17 see our separate article: Evidence Review: Who Shot Down MH17?


Liveblog Team
Liveblog Team

Ukraine Live Day 455: Crimean Tatars Mark 71st Anniversary of Stalin’s Deportation

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast.

Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs.


For links to individual updates click on the timestamps.

For the latest summary of evidence surrounding the shooting down of flight MH17 see our separate article: Evidence Review: Who Shot Down MH17?