Aleksey Venediktov, editor-in-chief of Russia’s only remaining independent radio station, resigned from the board of directors of the radio company, citing a dispute with the general manager about funding from Gazprom.
As one wise Baltic leader has put it, if the Russians come back this time, and with Putin’s program of the ethnic supremacy of Russians, Moscow will not be constrained by communism and the results will be truly tragic.
President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore this evening. The US decided in advance not to raise the issue of North Korea’s abysmal human rights situation, including its brutal labor camp system.
Many Western journalists are outraged that Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko cooperated with Ukrainian intelligence in a sting operation involving the faking of his murder to catch would-be Russian assassins.