Russia This Week: Gorbachev Confirms There Was No NATO ‘Non-Expansion’ Pledge (October 13-19)

October 18, 2014
Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev September 2013 at the 20th anniversary celebration of Green Cross Internaitonal, an organization he founded. Photo by AFP/Fabrice Coffrini

Updated Daily. This week’s issue:

Soldiers’ Mothers Activist Arrested, Had Pressed Cases of Russian Soldiers in Killed in Ukraine
Gorbachev Confirms There Was No NATO ‘Non-Expansion’ Pledge
Poland Arrests Russian Lt. Colonel and Lawyer on Suspicion of ‘Espionage’
Two American Journalism Professors Detained in St. Petersburg at Workshop
Harassment Continues of Pskov Legislator Who Investigated Soldiers’ Deaths
Russian Liberals Criticize Navalny’s Interview on Crimea, Putin
Ekho Moskvy Interview with Navalny: ‘We Have to Stop Sponsoring the War’
Members of Presidential Human Rights Council Raise ‘Information War’ Against Ukraine, Crimean Tatar Disappearances with Putin
Sakharov Center in Moscow Attacked During LGBT Meeting
Poitras Made No New Interviews with Snowden for ‘Citizenfour’; He Refused Her in Moscow
Hundreds of Russians Poisoned, 25 Dead in ‘Spice’ Drug Epidemic

Last week’s issue:
Belarusian Dictator Challenges Putin’s ‘Russian World’ With Support of Ukrainian Integrity
Dozens of Ukrainian Soccer Fans Detained in Belarus for Anti-Putin Song
Russian Justice Ministry Files Lawsuit to Liquidate Russian Memorial Society
What’s Going On With Major-General Igor Bezler of the ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’?
Russian Journalists Mark 8th Anniversary of Assassination of Anna Politkovskaya

Previous week’s issue:

5 Policeman Killed Detaining Suicide Bomber in Grozny; Terrorist Identified
Russian Ultranationalist Web Site Owner Summoned to Police in ‘Extremism’ Investigation
Despite Further Refutations Even From Separatist Leaders, Mass Graves, ‘Organ-Trafficking’ Disinformation Still Circulates
OSCE Representative on Human Trafficking Purveys Russian Propaganda Story of ‘Organ-Trafficking’ in Ukraine
Veteran Russian Human Rights Group to Curtail Operations
Putin’s Girlfriend to Head Russian Media Group
Russian State Media Continues to Distort News of Mass Graves in Ukraine
RT Plagiarizes Breitbart Story On Obama’s Intelligence Briefings
Russian Ruble Hits All-Time Low
The Mystery Surrounding the Death of Russian Journalist Andrei Stenin
Pro-Government Russian Groups Rally at War Memorial to Denounce Ukrainian ‘Fascists’
Russia Accuses Ukraine of Atrocities; Media Distorts OSCE Report

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