Resistance

The Cold Civil War

May 6 is the first anniversary of the Bolotnaya protests that erupted in violence. Twenty-eight people and possibly more await prosecution. Bolotnaya has also served

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Putin and Russian History

Arch Getty’s comment, “Putin in History,” was included in today’s Johnson’s Russia List. I asked him if I could repost it here. He kindly agreed.

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Dissecting Bolotnaya

This week’s Russia! Magazine column, “An Autopsy of a Protest,” Yesterday, Ezhednevnyi zhurnal and the New Times, two of Russia’s most vociferous opposition news sites, published a leaked

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A Worker’s Struggle

This translation is originally published on N+1 Magazine In August 2012, the magazine Russian Reporter published a long, detailed article on Valentin Urusov, a diamond

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Udaltsov’s October

The Kremlin seems capable of creating two types of figures: heroes and martyrs. The production of heroes is crystal clear and requires no elaboration. Martyrs,

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