Anna Goes Ukraine: “All your hatred, all your pain, goes towards fighting this.” An interview with Anya the evacuation co-ordinator (Part One)

3 November 2023 Anna Bowles is a pro-Ukrainian activist from the UK and a regular visitor to Ukraine, meeting up with her friends from the Freefilmers NGO, interviewing local people – especially women in…

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Oleg Orlov’s speech at his trial: ‘We now find ourselves in the world of George Orwell’

11 October 2023 Oleg Orlov's speech at his trial Source: Radio Svoboda Radio Svoboda has published the text of Oleg Orlov's final speech at his trial for ‘discrediting’ the Russian…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: The Equality of War – on the wiles of dictatorship

28 September 2023 By Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Radio Svoboda There is rarely just one reason for major historical events. This is also true of the war on Ukraine. Putin’s gravest…

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Podcast: Then & Now #11 – Teresa Cherfas in conversation with Aleksandra Ilkhovskaya and Svetlana Dokudovskaya

29 September 2023 by Teresa Cherfas Welcome to the eleventh edition of our Russian-language podcast Then & Now with me, Teresa Cherfas.  My guests today are two Parisians, Aleksandra Ilkhovskaya and Svetlana Dokudovskaya:…

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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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Aleksandr Podrabinek: On the logic of opposition – pushing back against dictatorship

28 August 2023 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Radio Svoboda The war against Ukraine has been a catastrophe for Russia as well as Ukraine. For this reason, it would not be…

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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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Boris Altshuler: Andrei Sakharov’s lessons for the present and future

12 June 2023 Speech at the roundtable 'Andrei Sakharov and the World Today', Andrei Sakharov Institute, Paris, 12 June 2023 [Edited by Boris Alshuler for publication] by Boris Altshuler, member…

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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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