Four men have been arrested for dancing the lezginka in Gelendzhik, a resort town where President Vladimir Putin is said to have a palace.
Tag: attacks on journalists in Russia
A suspect in the case of the brutal beating of journalist Oleg Kashin in 2010 has said he can provide testimony proving that Governor Andrei Turchak of the Pskov Region ordered the assault. 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 […]
Staunton, June 26 – In the age of the Internet, it isn’t enough for an authoritarian ruler to control what appears in newspapers and on television. If he really wants to isolate his opponents, he must try to intimidate journalists into not covering those the leader doesn’t like lest they post their reports online and […]