Tag: Aleksandr “Surgeon” Zaldostanov

A Baker’s Dozen of Neglected Russian Stories – No. 64

December 30, 2016

Russian propagandists say that the Kremlin leader was not involved in the Russian doping program, something improbable on its face, given Putin’s micromanagement of many affairs.

Russia Update: Despite Sanctions, Some Night Wolves Enter Germany; One Biker Deported

May 5, 2015

The Night Wolves, President Vladimir Putin’s favorite bikers’ club, have managed to get into Germany despite sanctions by claiming to be in another organization. One biker was deported but others made their way to Dachau. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s […]