Tag: Novorossiya

Two Russian Bloggers, Atheist and ‘Novorossiya’ Supporter Arrested for LiveJournal Posts

March 3, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: Chechen school-teachers are putting little children up to supporting leader Ramzan Kadyrov, asking him not to leave when his term expires in April. 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 […]

No One Should Confuse Two Very Different Russian Worlds – the Kremlin’s and the Russian People’s

November 5, 2015

Staunton, November 4 – There are “two Russian worlds” now, and no one should confuse them, Andrey Kolesnikov says. The Russian authorities have their “own Russian world or more precisely Russian myth,” while the Russians themselves have their very different one which is truly universal. In an essay entitled “The Russian Myth against the Russian […]

Russia Update: Sputnik & Pogrom Editor Searched, ‘Extremism’ Criminal Case Opened

September 17, 2015

The home of Yegor Prosvirnin, editor-in-chief of a notorious ultranationalist web site called “Sputnik & Pogrom,” was searched this morning by agents of the Investigative Committee and the Anti-Extremism Center of the Interior Ministry, and his computer and electronic storage devices were seized. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following […]

Russian Politicians Building an International Extreme Right Alliance

September 15, 2015

Russia Update: Conservative St. Petersburg Legislator Reported with Machine Gun in Donbass

August 31, 2015

Conservative St. Petersburg legislator is reported to have been caught with a machine gun on a trip recently to the Donbass. 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. Special features: – ‘I Was […]

Putin’s Pursuit of ‘Russian World’ Destroying Any Possible Unity of Russian-Speaking Space, Irisova Says

June 27, 2015

Staunton, June 26 – Vladimir Putin has made the Russian language a key element in his definition of “the Russian world” he wants to create, but his actions in pursuit of that goal are destroying any possibility that Russian speakers will be united, according to Olga Irisova, a Russian associate of Warsaw’s Center for Polish-Russian […]

‘Novorossiya’s’ ‘Leftist’ Friends

May 30, 2015

The frenzied world-wide front is expanding Mercy to no one, no one, no one! Stanza from 1989 Russian anarchists’ song Vintovka – eto prazdnik (The Rifle is a Holiday) By the Russian punk bank Grazhdanskaya Oborona (Civil Defense) The annexation of Crimea, the “Novorossiya” project, and the fight against the “Kyiv junta” are not supported […]

Ukraine Live Day 457: 3 Ukrainian Soldiers, 9 Wounded With Heavy Fighting In Shirokino And Near Katerinovka

May 20, 2015

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict 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. For links to individual […]