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Russian President Putin Lives Large With Pricey Perks, Report Says

Daniel Zimnikov via abc News To paraphrase the comedian Mel Brooks: it’s good to be the President of Russia. According to a report released today by a pair of Russian opposition leaders, President Vladimir Putin enjoys the use of 20 … Continue reading

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Daniel Zimnikov: Case of hitherto unidentified Pussy Riot singers severed into separate proceedings

Daniel Zimnikov – NO freedom of speech in Russia  Moscow, August 20, Interfax – The criminal case of hitherto unidentified Pussy Riot punk band singers has been severed into separate proceedings and the search for them has begun, the Moscow … Continue reading

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Daniel Zimnikov: Vladimir Putin’s karate chop to Russian liberties

In less than 100 days since he returned to the Kremlin, Vladimir Putin has further curbed Russian civil liberties and dissenters. But this is risky. As political dialogue no longer becomes an option, radicals on both sides are emboldened and … Continue reading

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Daniel Zimnikov: Katya Samutsevich Birthday Wishes from Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Today is the birthday of Pussy Riot group member Ekaterina Samutsevich and Mikhail Khodorkovsky sends his wishes to Katya: Dear Ekaterina, I wish you a happy birthday as well as health and luck. I know from my own experience that it … Continue reading

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