Tag: Ludmila Alexeyeva

Dozens of Muscovites Arrested in Demonstration for Savchenko; Famous Writers, Journalists Sign Petition

March 8, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: Five Muscovites were arrested today in a demonstration in defense of jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko. 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. Recent Analysis and Translations: – Aurangzeb, Putin, Realism […]

Russia This Week: Remembering Boris Nemtsov, Insider and Outsider (1959-2015)

March 7, 2015

In Russia This Week, you will find links to the stories of Russia Update in the last week and to special features, plus an article following up on the news and trending topics below. Last issue: Ultranationalists Angry over ‘Capitulation’ of Minsk Agreement This Week’s Top Stories: –Are Sanctions Against Russia Working to Stop the […]

Russia This Week: Is the Crimean Annexation Putin’s Anschluss? (March 31-April 5)

April 4, 2014

Updated Daily. Russians protesting Putin’s forcible annexation of Crimea are experiencing a backlash from conservative officials and activists and a campaign of xenophobia and hatred for dissenters has been unleashed. In recent weeks, Dmitry Kiselyov, Russia’s chief TV propagandist, has reminded us that only Russia can “reduce America to radiocative ash.” Conservative Sen. Oleg Panteleyev, […]