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Staunton, November 8 – Vladimir Putin’s moves to silence Ekho Moskvy, the Russian capital’s last independent radio station, and thus establish a virtual monopoly over the broadcast media in Moscow demand a US response, something Washington can and must do if it is to effectively counter the Kremlin leader’s aggressive course. That response should at […]
Staunton, August 24 – Before Ukraine, many Russian TV journalists were ashamed of their willingness to conform to Kremlin guidelines but justified it by their mortgages and family responsibilities, Pavel Sheremet says. But the Ukrainian war has allowed them to see themselves not as “petty propagandists and cowards” but instead as “defenders of the Russian […]
Although the Ukrainian army is progressing, the war in eastern Ukraine is still far from decided. It is never too soon however, to examine the situation in Ukraine behind these rapidly developing headlines, and to explore what might be ahead of Ukraine if a Ukrainian reclamation of the Donbass region succeeds. Because even if the […]