Oppositionist Gets a Trip to the Mental Ward

Some habits die hard. The practice of forcing Soviet dissidents into psychiatric hospitals seems to continue in Putin’s Russia. Marina Litvinovich of Garry Kasparov’s United Civil Front told the Associated Press that police have forced Larisa Arap in to psychiatric clinic. Arap, 48, a member of Kasparov’s group in the northern port city of Murmansk, […]