Increasingly, there is a rise in “hybrid” repression: the use of anonymous people goaded by the Russian regime and its allies to attack Putin critics using force.
Tag: Kremlin trolls
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, and see also our Russia This Week stories ‘Anti-Maidan’ Launched by Nationalists, Cossacks, Veterans, Bikers and The Guild War – How Should Journalists Treat Russian State […]
Updated Daily. – This Week’s Issue: – Ekho Moskvy Journalist Fired for Tweet about Death of Kremlin Administration Chief’s Son, Broadcast on Donetsk Airport – Russian Reserves Down 20 Percent As Ruble Tumbles – US Prosecutors Open Money-Laundering Investigation of Putin Associate Gennady Timchenko – Suspects in Murder of Moscow Region Policemen May Have Fought […]