Lev Ponomarev: Putin will be gone and the country will be left in a poor state

20 May 2022 Lev Ponomarev in conversation with Aleksei Voloshin Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Спектр.Пресс] In the closing days of April, one of the founders of Memorial and the…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Rumors of the Advantages of Putin’s Death Are Somewhat Exaggerated

31 May 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek  Source: Vot-Tak.TV British intelligence is doubtless a more reliable source than “British scholars.” So it’s forgivable to cite them, although no intelligence service in…

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Olga Romanova: Fishman on the country and Nemtsov

Olga Romanova 3 May 2022 Olga Romanova reviews Mikhail Fishman's new book: Преемник. История Бориса Немцова и страны, в которой он не стал президентом [The Successor. The history of Boris…

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Oleg Orlov: “I was merely stating a terrible truth: in our country, fascism has triumphed”

12 May 2022 On 29 April 2022, Oleg Orlov and Irina Galkova were detained in Red Square while staging an anti-war picket. Oleg is a former employee of the now-liquidated…

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Sergei Davidis: Ten years on from Bolotnaya

7 May 2022 By Sergei Davidis Source: Facebook Lots of people go back over the past, trying to reach a view on one thing or another with the benefit of…

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Sarah Gear reviews ‘The Putin System’ by Grigory Yavlinsky

26 April 2022 by Sarah Gear Sarah Gear reviews The Putin System: An Opposing View by Grigory Yavlinsky, Columbia University Press, NY [Hardback 2019]. pp231. £22 ISBN 9780231190305. Reading Grigory Yavlinsky’s The Putin System in…

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Boris Altshuler: What has happened to Vladimir Putin? I beg you to stop, enough blood has been shed!

10 April 2022 by Boris Altshuler, chair of the board of the Right of the Child, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group "History shows conclusively that…

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