Russia’s 2018 presidential race has already unofficially begun, with a wave of provincial governor dismissals by President Vladimir Putin.
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LIVE UPDATES: Thirty-six people, including both miners and rescuers were killed in 2 methane explosions at the Severnaya mine in Vorkuta. A three-day period of morning has been declared in Vorkuta. 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. […]
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 Special features: Theories about Possible Perpetrators of the Murder of Boris Nemtsov Novaya Gazeta Releases Sensational Kremlin Memo: ‘It is Seen as Correct to […]
Staunton, November 5 – Even though some Western leaders cannot bring themselves to describe what Russia is doing in Ukraine as “an invasion,” Ukraine today is under a mortal threat, and according to Arkady Babchenko, Kyiv and the Ukrainian people are fighting not just to recover the Donbas and Crimea but for their survival as […]
It is safe to say that publicly challenging Putin means that you may find yourself facing charges of money laundering, extortion, or the regime’s curiously esoteric understanding of hooliganism. The experiences of Pussy Riot, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, and Alexei Navalny have all shown the repercussions that dissent entails. Now, however, it seems that even disagreeing with […]