Leonid Nikitinsky: The dark horse at the river crossing [Novaya gazeta]

16 March 2024 by Leonid Nikitinsky Source: Novaya Gazeta On Thursday afternoon, Aleksandr Khinshtein, Chair of the State Duma Committee on Information Policy, Information Technologies and Communications, published the following…

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The Dictatorship of Culture. Leonid Nikitinsky on propaganda and violence — two sides of the same coin, minted in Russia

20 February 2024 by Leonid Nikitinsky Source: Novaya gazeta Let us continue assessing recent events in the sphere of law sort of, but more often touching on the sphere of…

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The Grasping Organs. Leonid Nikitinsky on the opening shot from the newest weapon— “confiscation”—against a member of “terrorist” Boris Akunin’s family itself may turn out to be a fake.

27 February 2024 by Leonid Nikitinsky Source: Novaya gazeta Amendments to the Russian Criminal Code and Criminal Procedural Code on the confiscation of the property of nonpatriots (in the event…

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Let them stay in jail. Leonid Nikitinsky: Chanysheva, Orlov, Kagarlitsky – on what the practice of reviewing sentences in political cases with a view to harsher punishment means

4 March 2024 By Leonid Nikitinsky Source: Novaya gazeta On 4 March, three days after Aleksei Navalny’s funeral, based on a complaint from the Bashkortostan Prosecutor’s Office at what 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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Leonid Nikitinsky: The decree on runaway serfs. On the new law on confiscation of property from Russians the Duma deems insufficiently patriotic

31 January 2024 by Leonid Niktinsky Source: Novaya gazeta "The law on Scoundrels" — that's what State Duma deputies called the bill in parliamentary debates, a bill just passed in…

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Leonid Nikitinsky: Who’s in Charge Here? This question has been answered in the Kagarlitsky case by a military appellate court in the closed settlement of Vlasikha.

13 February 2024 by Leonid Nikitinsky Source: Novaya gazeta Changing the punishment for political scientist Boris Kagarlitsky* from a fine of 609,000 rubles to five years’ incarceration does not formally…

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Leonid Nikitinsky on reading Jacques Rancière: The Meeting Place Needs To Be Changed

30 January 2024 Getting ready for the 15-17 March elections reading Jacques Rancière’s Disagreement* and contemplating what 'the people' means. By Leonid Nikitinsky Source: Novaya gazeta What not that long…

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