Memorial Saga Continues

Memorial goes back to the Dzerzhinskii District Court on Monday to get a decision on whether the police raid on its St. Petersburg headquarters was lawful.  This is the organization’s third hearing.  The last one was postponed because the head investigator did not prepare his case materials. I’ll be sure to report on the hearing […]

Memorializing Market Bolshevism

David Woodruff gives a brutal assessment of Anders Aslund’s How Capitalism Was Built in the Jan/Feb 2009 issue of the New Left Review.  It’s unfortunate that the review is only accessible to subscribers. Readers should know Aslund’s own personal contribution to the building of Russian capitalism well.  In the 1990s, he was part of the […]