A plaza in honor of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was unveiled in Washington, DC. Meanwhile, Nemtsov’s colleagues in Moscow struggle to keep his memory visible.
Tag: Boris Nemtsov
US-based Russian journalist Kseniya Kirillova recalls Aleksandr Shchetinin, the Russian-Ukrainian journalist behind the site Novy Region-2 who died in mysterious circumstances the day before Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was killed, and others who have died in the intervening period in what appear to be somewhat mysterious circumstances.
LIVE UPDATES: The Moscow Military District Court has failed to put together a jury in the trial for the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. 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. Recent […]
When a minivan with eight Russian and European journalists and human rights activists was attacked on March 9 by a band of professional thugs near the border of Ingushetia and Chechnya last week, the story was covered briefly in some world news outlets but didn’t attract much attention. Putin’s war in Syria has distracted from […]
A Double Baker’s Dozen of Neglected Russian Stories – No. 23 2016-03-08 02:14:25 Staunton, VA, February 19, 2016 – The flood of news stories from a country as large, diverse and strange as the Russian Federation often appears to be is far too large for anyone to keep up with. But there needs to be a way […]