Tag: Kadyrov’s threats to Russian opposition

Punitive Psychiatry Returning with a Vengeance in Putin’s Russia

January 24, 2016

Psychologists Tell Russians Complaining of ‘Problems with Russia’ to Avoid Reading Pessimistic Commentaries 2016-01-24 15:46:11 Staunton, VA, January 24, 2016 — Faced with a deteriorating situation in Russia and feeling that there is nothing they can do as individuals to change it, ever more Russians are suffering from depression and other psychological complaints and asking doctors […]

Kadyrov Calls Opposition ‘Traitors’ To Be Arrested; Krasnoyarsk Deputy Denounces Him, Then Apologizes

January 15, 2016

A major topic of Russian social media in recent days has been the high-profile attack by Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov on the liberal opposition of Russia; a denunciation of Kadyrov by a politician in Krasnoyarsk Territory; and then his very public apology and Kadyrov’s gloating over it. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we […]