Tag: attacks on Russian opposition

Russian Bombers Fly Near Alaska; Opposition Leader Navalny Denied Travel Abroad for Medical Care

May 4, 2017

Update: Russian bombers flew near Alaska, prompting a US escort. Opposition leader Alexey Navalny was first told by authorities he could get a foreign passport to travel abroad, then told he could not travel. The previous issue is here. Recent Analysis and Translations: Novaya Gazeta on Threats of Retribution Against Journalists from Chechen Clergy over […]

AM Headlines: Putin and Kerry to Meet in Moscow; Parnas Co-Chair Beaten in Ulyanovsk

July 14, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian President Vladimir Putin are to meet in Moscow today to discuss the wars in Syria and Ukraine. 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 […]

‘Liberals Crave Death’ and Other Kadyrov Slogans

January 21, 2016

Economic Crisis Putting Russia at Risk of New Wave of Xenophobic Attacks, Brod Says 2016-01-22 20:57:59 Staunton, VA, January 21, 2016 — Many Russians now suffering from sharp declines in their standard of living or even unemployment may direct their anger at migrants and representatives of non-Russian nationalities, according to Aleksandr Brod, director of the Moscow Bureau […]

Russia Update: Opposition Journalist Kara-Murza, Jr Remains in Serious Condition

June 1, 2015

The condition of Vladimir Kara-Murza, Jr., the opposition journalist and coordinator for Open Russia, founded by Mikhail Khodorkovsky, remains serious but stable condition in Pirogova City Hospital No. 1, the chief physician said. Friends and colleagues are concerned he could have been poisoned. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following […]