“If you’re afraid of criminal charges, you can’t live in Russia.” Oleg Roldugin, editor-in-chief of Sobesednik, on how the issue with Navalny was seized  and why the last independent publication in Russia has still not been shut down [Spektr.press]

The latest issue of Sobesednik came out with a photo of Aleksei Navalny, after which its print run was confiscated. Photo: Vk.com 4 March 2024 by Andrei Presnyakov  Source: Spektr.press…

Continue Reading“If you’re afraid of criminal charges, you can’t live in Russia.” Oleg Roldugin, editor-in-chief of Sobesednik, on how the issue with Navalny was seized  and why the last independent publication in Russia has still not been shut down [Spektr.press]

Lev Ponomarev on the arrest of Dmitry Gudkov and the closing of Open Russia in the context of continuing pressure on the opposition

3 June 2021 An interview with Lev Ponomarev, human-rights activist and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group [pictured left] by Nikolai Vasilyev of Sobesednik. Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Sobesednik.ru]…

Continue ReadingLev Ponomarev on the arrest of Dmitry Gudkov and the closing of Open Russia in the context of continuing pressure on the opposition