Tag: Zhirinovsky

Kadyrov Calls for Purge of ‘Traitors in the Kremlin’

December 23, 2014

Staunton, December 23 – Chechen head Ramzan Kadyrov says that “traitors in the Kremlin, government and other power structures,” people who do not carry out the decisions of President Vladimir Putin, must be purged from office in order to improve the economy and block Western efforts to destabilize Russia. In an interview published in Izvestia yesterday, […]

Provocations, Proxies and Plausible Deniability

June 16, 2014

The majority of this article was written by Pierre Vaux, with significant contributions by James Miller and Catherine A. Fitzpatrick. All translations by Pierre Vaux except those marked with *, which are translated by Catherine A. Fitzpatrick. Russia’s military and intelligence sector has been actively involved in the conflict in eastern Ukraine for months, as […]

Putin Remains the Enemy of Contemporary Russian Nationalism, Krasheninnikov Says

June 14, 2014

Staunton, June 14 – By his instrumental use of nationalist slogans in the current “chauvinistic storm” about Ukraine, Vladimir Putin has blocked the growth of a genuinely contemporary Russian nationalism and reduced it instead to a state-controlled ideology he will dispense with whenever he wants, according to Fedor Krasheninnikov. The Ekaterinburg commentator says that he […]