Tag: Lev Shlosberg

Russia Update: Kashin Releases Names of Suspects in His 2010 Beating

September 12, 2015

Prominent Russian blogger Oleg Kashin at long last was able to identify by name the suspects in the brutal 2010 attack on him. But the likely organizer of the attack has now been released. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign […]

Russia Update: Funerals of Combatants Prove Russian Military Presence in Ukraine

January 22, 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, and see also our Russia This Week story The Guild War – How Should Journalists Treat Russian State Propagandists? and special features ‘Managed Spring’: How Moscow […]

Russia Update: Legislators Receive Responses from Military Officials on Soldiers Killed in Combat in Ukraine

November 11, 2014

Welcome to our new column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. Russian legislators finally received an answer to their queries from military authorities about soldiers killed in combat in Ukraine — which is that they can’t say, it’s a “state secret.” […]

Russia Update: The Media’s ‘Sputnik Moment’

November 10, 2014

Welcome to our new column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. A mysterious toxic gas spreads across Moscow, and the Kremlin’s promise to reorganize the Russian media landscape is several steps closer to completion.

Russia This Week: Gorbachev Confirms There Was No NATO ‘Non-Expansion’ Pledge (October 13-19)

October 18, 2014

Updated Daily. This week’s issue: – Soldiers’ Mothers Activist Arrested, Had Pressed Cases of Russian Soldiers in Killed in Ukraine – Gorbachev Confirms There Was No NATO ‘Non-Expansion’ Pledge – Poland Arrests Russian Lt. Colonel and Lawyer on Suspicion of ‘Espionage’ – Two American Journalism Professors Detained in St. Petersburg at Workshop – Harassment Continues […]

Russia This Week: Prosecutor Demands Return of Bashneft Shares to State (September 21-28)

September 26, 2014

Updated Daily. This week’s issue: – Ruble Falls To Record Low After Prosecutors Confirm Lawsuit to Nationalize Bashneft – What is Yevtushenkov’s Relationship to Support for Russian-Backed Separatists in Ukraine? – Prosecutor Demands Return of Bashneft Shares to State; Yevtushenkov To Remain Under House Arrest – Russians Polled Find Putin ‘Most Moral’ Figure; But Some […]

Ukraine Liveblog Day 213: BBC Team Attacked In Russia While Reporting Soldiers’ Deaths

September 18, 2014

Yesterday’s liveblog can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast. Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs. View Ukraine: April, 2014 in a larger map For […]