Remember the Date: Boris Yeltsin resigns as president on 31 December 1999; Vladimir Putin becomes president.

Photo source: Wikipedia On 31 December 1999 Boris Yeltsin (1931-2007) resigned as President of the Russian Federation. He had first been elected to that post on 10 July 1991. He…

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Weekly Update week-ending 25 December 2020

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Marjorie Farquharson: Recruitment for the Moscow Information officer

This piece from March 1992 by Marjorie Farquharson was originally published on the website Marjorie and is republished here by kind permission. Press work is a natural and important part of the Moscow job,…

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“Everyone in prison has oppositionist views”: Team 29 interviews Konstantin Kotov after his release

Photo: Dmitry Zair-Bek, Team 29 16 December 2020 Konstantin Kotov, who was convicted for violating the rules for holding public events under the so-called Dadin article, was released from Penal…

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Law of the Week: Duma adopts amendments tightening and expanding ‘foreign agent’ legislation

Week-ending 25 December 2020 This week on 23 December 2020 the State Duma approved a bill in its third and final reading amending the so-called 'foreign agent' law to increase…

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