Leonid Nikitinsky: The machine of totalitarianism only looks indestructible [Novaya gazeta]

13 May 2024 by Leonid Nikitinsky Analysis of the recently adopted law depriving ‘foreign agents’ of the right to stand in elections from the point of view of the 'machine…

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Teresa Cherfas reviews ‘Orwell and Russia’ by Masha Karp

9 August 2023 By Teresa Cherfas Teresa Cherfas reviews Orwell and Russia by Masha Karp [paperback, £19.79, 312pp, ISBN-9781788317122 Bloomsbury Publishing, London, 2023] As I was gathering my thoughts to write this review,…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Political Prisoner’s Day and Russia’s Night

30 October 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV  When in 1991 the new Russian regime, like an inspired marauder, stole the Day of the Political Prisoner and turned it into…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek on the making of bad laws: ‘The ineradicable USSR’

19 July 2022 By Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Radio Svoboda This month in one week, in three republics that were once part of the USSR, three people were convicted for expression…

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