Andrei Sapozhnikov on Neo-Suslovism: What tools is the Kremlin using to destroy modern Russian culture? [Novaya gazeta]

Mikhail Suslov in 1964 (Wikipedia) 8 February 2024 by Andrei Sapozhnikov Source: Novaya gazeta For almost two years now, ‘cultural governance’ by the Russian authorities has been heading in a…

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Crushing the defence: Ilya Shablinsky on how the jailing of Aleksei Navalny’s lawyers can be likened to the repressions under Stalin and the Third Reich

19 October 2023 by Ilya Shablinsky Source: spektr.press  This is something we truly haven't witnessed since the early days of the Soviet Union. Three lawyers - who were defending a…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Speech at the 32nd International Economic Forum in Poland

9 September 2023 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Facebook Speech at the 32nd International Economic Forum in Poland, 9 September 2023 Dear ladies and gentlemen! I would like to touch on…

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Martin Dewhirst reviews ‘How to end Russia’s War on Ukraine: Safeguarding Europe’s futures, and the dangers of a false peace,’ a report published by Chatham House

22 July 2023 by Martin Dewhirst Martin Dewhirst reviews How to end Russia’s War on Ukraine: Safeguarding Europe’s futures, and the dangers of a false peace, edited by James Nixey, published by…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Gladiatorial battles on the approaches to Moscow

26 June 2023 by Aleksandr Podrabinek  Source: Vot-Tak.TV The only thing we have to thank Evgeny Prigozhin for is that he pulled the window-dressing off the Russian regime’s facade. For…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: The Wagner Mutiny – a Halfway Revolt

24 June 2023 By Aleksandr Podrabinek  Source: Radio Svoboda About 400 years ago, the English poet John Harington wrote, “Treason doth never prosper, what's the reason? For if it prosper,…

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Ilya Shablinsky: On rebellion and the fate of Prigozhin [Spektr.Press]

Photo by Sergei Chugunov 26 June 2023 by Ilya Shablinsky Source: Spektr.Press We need to reflect and comment on a recent episode of political life that has been both dramatic…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Peacemakers line up at the Kremlin Gates

29 May 2023 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV How do we stop Russia’s war against Ukraine? This topic has become fashionable in international relations. Just who hasn’t signed up to…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: ‘One percent’ for the war in Ukraine. The Kremlin makes its repressive apparatus official

22 May 2023 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV The Russian regime is making political and legislative efforts to construct a state system that is based on a unified ideology and,…

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Aleksandr Daniel: ‘Today’s opposition is much larger than in the Soviet era’ 

16 May 2023 an interview with Aleksandr Daniel - by Zoya SvetovaSource: Perm Centre for Historical Memory [original source: Novaya gazeta] Can we compare present-day dissidents with Soviet dissidents? What…

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