Tag: anti-maidan

Russia Update: Prokhorov Denounces Civic Platform Leader Over Anti-Maidan March

February 25, 2015

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. UPDATES BELOW Billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov has denounced the leader of Civic Platform, the party he founded, because he decided to join the Anti-Maidan march in Moscow […]

Anti-Maidan Actions Shouldn’t Make Putin Feel Secure, Vishnevsky Says

February 22, 2015

Staunton, February 22 — The Kremlin-organized Anti-Maidan demonstration in Moscow should not make Vladimir Putin feel secure because it was in reality an updated version of the Day of the Black Hundreds, Boris Vishnevsky says, groups organized by the tsarist regime to show support for the autocracy but that later did nothing to defend it. […]

Ukraine Live Day 369: Kiev Braces For Full-Scale Separatist Attack On Mariupol

February 21, 2015

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast. Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs. For links to individual […]

Russia Update: Paid Protesters, Ultranationalist Groups, State Workers March Against Maidan

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, and see also our Russia This Week stories Ultranationalists Angry over ‘Capitulation’ of Minsk Agreement, ‘Anti-Maidan’ Launched by Nationalists, Cossacks, Veterans, Bikers, The Guild War – […]

Putin Now Has His Storm Troopers and Pogroms Will Surely Follow, Ganapolsky Says

January 23, 2015

Staunton, January 23 – Putin’s Russia has crossed a Rubicon: it now has sanctioned the Anti-Maidan Movement, a domestic version of Hitler’s storm troopers, and thus created a monster that almost certainly will engage in pogroms against one group or another in the future, according to Moscow commentator Matvey Ganapolsky. Despite Putin’s ratings in the […]

Ukraine Liveblog Day 64: Kramatorsk Police Chief Kidnapped

April 22, 2014

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is in Kiev today and is scheduled to meet with the leaders of the interim government. Meanwhile, separatists have captured more buildings, and Russian and the West continue to escalate the rhetoric, each blaming the other for an increasingly tense standoff. Yesterday’s liveblog can be found here. For an overview […]