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Virtual Stalinism

February 2, 2016

The Power Vertical is a column and podcast by RFE/RL’s Brian Whitmore, syndicated here with permission. Russian officials seem to have developed an execution fetish of late. One example, of course, is the disturbing video Ramzan Kadyrov posted on Instagram showing opposition figures Mikhail Kasyanov and Vladimir Kara-Murza in the crosshairs of a sniper’s rifle. Another is […]