A plague on both these years. Ilya Shablinsky on the second anniversary of Russia’s fullscale war against Ukraine

24 February 2024 by Ilya Shablinsky Source: Spektr.press Today marks two years of this savage, senseless, absurd, fratricidal massacre — the bloodiest since 1945.  A war that in Russia they…

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‘Even a Pillar is not Eternal.’ Leonid Nikitinsky on the death of Russian Supreme Court Chairman V.M. Lebedev

24 February 2024 by Leonid Nikitinsky Source: Novaya gazeta What the consequences might be of the demise of Russian Supreme Court Chairman V.M. Lebedev Official portrait of V.M. Lebedev. Source:…

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Oleg Orlov’s final speech at his trial: ‘Their children and grandchildren will be ashamed to talk about where their fathers and mothers, grandfathers and grandmothers served and what they did’ [Mediazona]

Oleg Orlov 26 February 2024 By Anna Pavlova and Sergei Golubev Source: Mediazona The retrial of Oleg Orlov, co-chair of Memorial, on charges of ‘discrediting the army is drawing to…

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Anna Karetnikova: Resuscitation measures are always carried out. Even when there is obviously no benefit to the deceased.

18 February 2024 Anna Karetnikova Source: Facebook I was thinking that maybe (just maybe) it is not the best idea to collect signatures for the relatives to be given the…

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“A sense of utter despair”. What is Penal Colony IK-3, where Aleksei Navalny died, like? 

Aleksei Navalny 16 February 2024 by Aleksei Yablokov Source: Spektr.press On 25 December 2023, Aleksei Navalny’s press-secretary, Kira Yarmush, said on X that the politician and activist had been sent to the…

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