Tag: Russian opposition movement

Putin Now Has His Storm Troopers and Pogroms Will Surely Follow, Ganapolsky Says

January 23, 2015

Staunton, January 23 – Putin’s Russia has crossed a Rubicon: it now has sanctioned the Anti-Maidan Movement, a domestic version of Hitler’s storm troopers, and thus created a monster that almost certainly will engage in pogroms against one group or another in the future, according to Moscow commentator Matvey Ganapolsky. Despite Putin’s ratings in the […]

What Will Moscow’s Election Matter if Navalny Loses?

September 3, 2013

On September 8th, this upcoming Sunday, Moscow will pick its next mayor. No Russian election in many years has attracted as much national and international buzz as this race. Sergei Sobyanin, the acting mayor and a member of Putin’s party United Russia was facing serious political challenge in the upstart blogger-turned-politician Alexei Navalny. Navalny is […]