Tag: Yaroslavl

Putin’s Crimean Anschluss, Having Failed To Promote a New USSR, Is Leading To Russia’s Suicide

March 12, 2015

Staunton, March 12 – When Vladimir Putin decided a year ago to annex Crimea, he and his supporters expected that this would be “the first event in a chain of unending victories which would show the world the dangerousness of ‘ignoring’ Moscow’s appetites and instead convert the Russian Federation into the Soviet Union of the […]

One Head is Good: Dual Power in Yaroslavl After Mayor’s Arrest

July 19, 2013

After the arrest of opposition mayor Yevgeny Urlashov, diarchy reigned in Yaroslavl. Two of Urlashov’s deputies both consider themselves acting city boss now. Aleksandr Nechayev cites an official decree issued when the mayor was still free. Oleg Vinogradov believes that he should run the city, since Urlashov appointed him acting mayor after he was put in […]