Two More Chechen Human Rights Activists Kidnapped

Two more human rights workers have been kidnapped in Grozny, the Russian media is reporting.  According to, Zarema Sadulaeva and her husband Alik Dzhabrailov were taken by unknown gunmen from the office of “Save the Generation,” a non-governmental youth organization that provides medical and psychological help for youth and children traumatized by violence in […]

Nashi Looks to Expand Youth Militia

The plan to fill Russia’s streets with 100,000 young militiamen by 2010 has been all over the Russian internet media over the last few weeks.  And as usual the thought of the Russian government recruiting and deploying youth to monitor the streets has many shaking in their boots.  Perhaps for good reason.  The Russian police […]