Tag: assassinations in Russia

Russia Update: Fire Aboard Submarine in Repair Dock in Arkhangelsk Region

April 7, 2015

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. Supporters gather to remember slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov today in the Russian Orthodox tradition, 40 days after his death. UPDATES BELOW Russia This Week: – […]

Russia Update: Further Testimony and Videos on Nemtsov’s Murder

March 4, 2015

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. A car tied to the murder of Boris Nemtsov reportedly belongs to a government contractor. UPDATES BELOW Special features: – Alexey Navalny On the Murder of […]

Alexey Navalny On the Murder of Boris Nemtsov

March 3, 2015

Alexey Navalny, the opposition leader and anti-corruption blogger, has posted a piece on his blog about the murder of Boris Nemtsov, his fellow coordinator of protest marches and other projects challenging the Putin regime. He was unable to attend his colleague’s funeral today because authorities wouldn’t give him leave from serving a 15-day jail sentence […]

Russia Update: Russian Security Refusing to Allow Nemtsov’s Companion Duritskaya To Leave Russia

March 2, 2015

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 Anna Duritskaya, the Ukrainian companion of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov who was with him on the night of his murder is not being […]

Russia Update: More Than 30,000 March in Memory of Slain Opposition Leader Nemtsov

March 1, 2015

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 Both government and opposition have advanced various theories about the people behind the assassination of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, ranging from a jealous lover […]

Russia This Week: Justice Ministry Launches Lawsuit Against Memorial Society (October 6-12)

October 11, 2014

Updated Daily. This 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 […]