One Russian in Four Afraid to Tell Pollsters the Truth – and One in Two Say Most Russians Don’t 2016-01-23 12:59:34 Staunton, VA, January 22, 2016 — Roughly a quarter of all Russians — 26 percent — are afraid to express their personal opinions to sociologists about current Russian events; and slightly under half — 49 […]
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The Power Vertical is written by RFE/RL’s Brian Whitmore and is syndicated here with permission. In many ways it all began with the assassination of Aleksandr Litvinenko. Not that Vladimir Putin’s Russia was exactly a model global citizen before the November 2006 killing of the former KGB spy who defected to Great Britain. But when […]