A new stage of repression: Sergey Bondarenko on the Kremlin’s changing approach to silencing dissent [Meduza]

On July 15, a judge in Komsomolsk-on-Amur acquitted artist and LGBT activist Yulia Tsvetkova after three years of legal proceedings. Tsvetkova was accused of “distributing pornography” after she published drawings of vulvas on a…

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Alexander Etkind: Defederating Russia

15 April 2022 by Alexander Etkind. Originally from St. Petersburg, Alexander Etkind is a professor of history and chair of Russia-Europe relations at the European University Institute and a fellow of…

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