Putin and nothingness. Ilya Shablinsky on the Russian president’s meeting with young people [Spektr.press]

9 March 2024 by Ilya Shablinsky Source: Spektr.press On 6 March, the Russian dictator took part in the conclusion to a rather strange event called “World Youth Festival.” Perhaps some…

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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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They’re Worried. Ilya Shablinsky on how the Nadezhdin situation is similar to the elections in Belarus

19 February 2024 by Ilya Shablinsky Source: Spektr.press While Putin was suggesting to an American journalist that he go back mentally thirty-forty-a hundred-a thousand years, let’s just try to remember…

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Aleksandra Skochilenko / Photo from her support group on Telegram

‘We demand from you, as guarantor.’ Doctors appeal in an open letter to Putin demanding the release of Sasha Skochilenko

Aleksandra Skochilenko / Photo from her support group on Telegram 18 November 2023 Source: Spektr.Press Representatives of the Russian medical community have written an open letter to Putin, demanding the…

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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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