Francis Greene: ‘I’m not at all certain that I love Russia… I love the Russian people, I’m certain of that.’ An interview with Evgeny Popov [Ogonek, 2001]

Evgeny Popov. Source: Wikipedia 23 December 2001 by Evgeny Popov. An interview with Francis Greene Source: 'У вас еще продается славянский шкаф?' Kommersant, 23 December 2001 For many years, the…

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Moscow City Hall stops Andrei Sakharov 100th anniversary exhibition in Moscow from going ahead [Kommersant]

17 May 2015 Sergei Lukashevsky is director of the Sakharov Centre in Moscow and a member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Коммерсантъ] The Sakharov Centre…

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Aleksandr Verkhovsky: “I hope they understand that you can’t just tighten the screws.”

7 February 2021 Kommersant's Olga Allenova interviews Aleksandr Verkhovsky, director of the Sova Centre Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Коммерсантъ] What will the winter protests and the police crackdown lead…

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