Aleksandr Podrabinek: Kremlin ‘Gifts’ to Cuba

29 January 2023 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV According to reports from Cuba’s independent Diario de Cuba, there are plans to create a Centre for Economic Transformations in Havana, with…

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The Wolves, the sheep, and the watchmen: Aleksandr Podrabinek on the harm of compromises

25 January 2023 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Radio Svoboda Who is going to blame a wolf for being a predator? That’s his nature: to chase down the weak, drag lambs…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Rejoinder to Boris Akunin [from 23 January 2013]

23 January 2023 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Facebook Exactly 10 years ago, I published an article in Ezhednevnyi Zhurnal, and now I’ve reread it with a certain grim satisfaction. And…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: The Last Hut in Line

21 January 2023 by Aleksandr Podrabinek  Source: Vot-Tak.TV  There are no signs of war on Moscow’s streets whatsoever. Windows are not papered over in anticipation of bombings, the wail of…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Governmental Neurosis or the Power of Superstition

9 January 2023 By Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Facebook On December 29th, when all good people were preparing to greet the New Year, the Russian government approved a bill equating maps…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Aleksei Navalny’s Mortal Opposition

14 January 2023 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV It’s a kind of competition. Aleksei Navalny is trying to survive and the Kremlin is trying to kill him. An unsporting competition,…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Let the UN die a quiet death

27 December 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV On 26 December, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry issued a statement on the illegitimacy of the Russian Federation being on the UN Security…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Decline into Stalinism

19 December 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek  Source: Vot-Tak.TV  In his column for Vot-Tak, Russian journalist and human rights activist Aleksandr Podrabinek discusses the breakdown of the judicial system in the…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Sexual Ignorance of the Russian Government

12 December 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV In Russia, they are to cease issuing certificates to films containing materials ‘promoting non-traditional sexual relationships or preferences, paedophilia or sex change.’…

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‘Fuel for despotism.’ Aleksandr Podrabinek on the list of resentments

7 December 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek   Source: Radio Liberty Nature has given the ordinary human being five senses. Soviet power, as the joke then went, brought out a sixth sense…

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