After making a video appeal, condemning the Chechen authorities for misappropriating funds and failing to rebuild his war-torn village, Ramazan Dzhalaldinov was forced to flee the republic and his home has now been torched.
Russia Update: Prosecutors To Inspect TV Rain For Violations Of Extremism And Labour Laws
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 Translations: –The Non-Hybrid War –Kashin Explains His âLetter to Leadersâ on âFontanka Officeâ –TV Rain Interviews Volunteer Fighter Back from Donbass –âI Was on Active […]
Ukraine Liveblog Day 213: BBC Team Attacked In Russia While Reporting Soldiers’ Deaths
Yesterday’s liveblog 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. View Ukraine: April, 2014 in a larger map For […]
Putin: Officials Should Keep Criticism Quiet or “Get Out”
Did Russian president Vladimir Putin just throw his prime minister Dmitry Medvedev under the bus? That’s how this article, published in the up-and-coming independent media outlet Dozhd (TV Rain), characterizes the latest statements from Putin. The pro-Kremlin outlet Ria Novosti, which first published Putin’s statements, makes no mention of Medvedev being the intended target of the […]