‘Not a very pleasant analogy.’ Ilya Shablinsky on the important events of last week: Kinzhal-Patriot duel, the Roizman verdict and Zelensky’s foreign tour.

Photo by Sergei Chugunov 22 May 2023 by Ilya Shablinsky Source: Spektr.Press The drawn-out and exhausting war of attrition in Ukraine continues. The main theatre of military action remains Bakhmut…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 306: ‘Undesirable’ protection of nature

20 May 2023 OVD-Info is a Moscow-based NGO that monitors politically-motivated arrests and prosecutions in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here. To receive…

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‘A mixture of anger and despair.’ Ilya Shablinsky on important events of the past week: Prigozhin’s attacks and which lawyer would best serve the superconservative course in Russia

Photo by Sergei Chugunov 15 May 2023 by Ilya Shablinsky Source: Spektr.Press The expected offensive by the Ukrainian armed forces along different sectors of the huge front promised to be…

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Read more about the article Ilya Shablinsky on important events of the past week: What the statement by Russian opposition groups in Berlin means, Prigozhin’s speech in Ukraine, and the charges against dramatists in Moscow [Spektr]
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Ilya Shablinsky on important events of the past week: What the statement by Russian opposition groups in Berlin means, Prigozhin’s speech in Ukraine, and the charges against dramatists in Moscow [Spektr]

Photo by Sergei Chugunov 8 May 2023 By Ilya Shablinsky Source: Spektr.press Representatives of Russian political opposition groups met in Berlin on 30 April – 1 May. They adopted the…

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Read more about the article The Cult of Putin. Why Biden needs a new term and what ideology is being formed in the Kremlin – Ilya Shablinsky on the important events of the past week
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The Cult of Putin. Why Biden needs a new term and what ideology is being formed in the Kremlin – Ilya Shablinsky on the important events of the past week

Photo by Sergei Chugunov I May 2023. by Ilya Shablinsky, legal expert, member of Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Spektr.Press Joseph Biden, the incumbent president of the United States, announced he…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 303: Big Brother is watching you

29 April 2023 OVD-Info is a Moscow-based NGO that monitors politically-motivated arrests and prosecutions in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here. To receive…

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Read more about the article Ilya Shablinsky on the important events of last week: Pashinyan’s peace proposals, an explosion in Belgorod and Kozlovsky’s cultural demarche
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Ilya Shablinsky on the important events of last week: Pashinyan’s peace proposals, an explosion in Belgorod and Kozlovsky’s cultural demarche

Photo by Sergei Chugunov 24 April2023 By Ilya Shablinsky, legal expert and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Spektr.press The Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, speaking in Parliament on…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 302: A quarter of a century in a penal colony

22 April 2023 OVD-Info is a Moscow-based NGO that monitors politically-motivated arrests and prosecutions in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here. To receive…

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