Police raided the radio station Ekho Moskvy seeking information regarding anti-corruption campaigner Alexei Navalny.
Tag: Magnitsky List
Kremlin Propagandists Claim Browder Complicit in Magnitsky Death; He Sets Record Straight
Kremlin propaganda has reached a new low, claiming William Browder, the CEO of Hermitage Capital who has spent years campaigning for justice in the murder of his tax specialist Sergei Magnitsky, was somehow complicit in his murder.
Russian Journalist Dmitry Tsilikin Found Stabbed to Death in St. Petersburg
LIVE UPDATES: Dmitry Tsilikin, 54, a music and art critic and journalist for a number of independent publications was found stabbed to death in his apartment in St. Petersburg. 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 […]
US State Department Publishes Additional Names of Russian Officials Involved in Magnitsky’s Death
LIVE UPDATES: The US State Department has published five additional names to the Magnitsky List of Russian officials responsible for the death of whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky or other serious human rights violations. 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 […]
Ukraine Live Day 358: Debaltsevo Cut Off From Highway
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Russia This Week: Translator, Human Rights Activist Killed in Slavyansk With Journalist (19-24 May)
Updated Daily. The Chinese-Russian gas deal is getting mixed reviews, depending on what observers think of Putin in the first place. LifeNews reporters are still being held by Ukrainian authorities on charges they helped armed separatists, sparking a debate in the regional journalist community about embedding with insurgents. Russian liberals are concerned that Putin’s aggressive […]
Kremlin Would Infuriate Russians if It Limited Foreign Travel, Moscow Commentator Says
Staunton, April 14 – Given memories of Soviet times, Russians today especially value their right to travel abroad and are not “prepared” to give up that right, even though many are not in a position to exercise it and even if they accept some of Moscow’s warnings about the risks such travel may involve, according […]