LIVE UPDATES: Protesters first spilled paint on photographs of the Ukraine war shown at the Sakharov Center in Moscow, then Cossacks brought a jar with “the blood of the children of Donbass” to disrupt the exhibit. The photos showed Ukrainian soldiers killed by Russia-backed forces and the defense of the Donetsk Airport. Police closed the exhibit.
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.
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Recent Analysis and Translations:
‘The Dirty Deeds of the Pentagon in Syria’: An Example of Russian Propaganda
– What Has Ramzan Kadyrov Been Up To? Quietly Cultivating Regional and Kremlin Officials, Now He Meets with Putin
– RBC Publishes Report Sourced in FSB and Military on Wagner Private Military Contractor with 2,500 Fighters in Syria
– Russian Parliamentary Elections Round-Up: Open Russia’s Baronova Registered; Shevchenko Disqualified