Tag: Aleksandr Plyushchev

Uzbek Nanny Confesses to Murder of Russian Child; Russian State TV Silent on Story

March 1, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: An Uzbek nanny who murdered a 4-year-old Russian girl and paraded with her severed head at a metro station shouting “Allahu Akbar” has confessed to the crime and may have been under the influence of drugs. Russian state TV did not cover the gruesome story and Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov supported their decision. […]

Russia Update: Ekho Moskvy’s Editor Fights for Independence Amid State Pressure

November 18, 2014

Welcome to our new 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, and see also our Russia This Week. Aleksei Venediktov, editor-in-chief of the last independent radio station in Russia has been fighting for his independence amid […]