Tag: Travel

Russians View Certain Rights as Inalienable But Are Ready to Give Them Up, ‘Nezavisimaya Gazeta’ Says

October 5, 2014

Staunton, October 3 – Despite the current nostalgia for Soviet times and the difficulties of the 1990s, Russians still view traveling abroad and having access to a free flow of information as inalienable rights, the editors of Nezavisimaya Gazeta say. But at the same time, they are “prepared for the limitation” of these rights by […]

Kremlin Would Infuriate Russians if It Limited Foreign Travel, Moscow Commentator Says

April 14, 2014

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 […]