Tag: Russian emigres

Attacks on Russian Journalists Indicate Return to Soviet Practices, New Forms of Repression in the Internet Age

October 4, 2016

Car Bomb Outside Mosque Of Persecuted Anti-Extremist Imam In Ingushetia

March 11, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: A car bomb went off at the Nasyr-Kort mosque in Nazran where Khamzat Chumakov, an anti-extremist imam serves who has been persecuted for some years. 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 […]

Russia Update: Former Skolkovo Foundation Vice President Beltyukov Arrested in Absentia

July 27, 2015

Aleksei Beltyukov, vice president of the Skolkovo Foundation created to promote tech entrepreneurship in Russia, has been arrested in absentia in a long-standing fraud case, 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 […]

Putin Rebuilding the Iron Curtain in His Typical ‘Hybrid’ Fashion

June 21, 2015

Staunton, June 20 – Many people continue to carry with them an image of the iron curtain as consisting of barbed wire, concrete blocks, raked earth, and KGB guards. That was certainly part of the institution of isolation that the Soviet government imposed on its own people and its empire in Eastern Europe. But it […]