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An Old Soviet Tradition Makes a Comeback: The Denunciation

Opinion | Denunciations, so deadly during the Soviet period, are part of daily life in Russia…

What the People Say: Yevgenia Albats Goes on the Road

Opinion | What do "average" Russians think about the war and why? Yevgenia Albats got in…

The Orthodox Church Is on the Wrong Side of History

Opinion | Perhaps Orthodox Christians should confess that the church consistently rejects freedom and democracy.

In Memory of Stanislav Shushkevich

Opinion | Burbulis and Shushkevich were two of the writers and signatories to the documents that…

Russian Dissent Then and Now: ‘For Your Freedom and Ours’

Opinion | The Russian student journalists sentenced in April 2022 have much in common with the…

A Heart-to-Heart With Russia’s Elites

Opinion | When will they realize that the life they have built for themselves and their…

Russia’s Hardliners Present Their Manifesto

Opinion | If head of Russian security council Nikolai Patrushev has his way, what will Russia…

Sanction the Right People in Russia

Opinion | The people who proclaim themselves to be the authors of the "Putin Doctrine" remain…

Vicious Blame Game Erupts Among Putin’s Security Forces

Opinion | Russian security institutions have begun to point fingers at one another over failures in…

Russia’s Catastrophic Geopolitics

Opinion | A toxic mix of early 20th-century geopolitics and historical ressentiment has become Russia’s ideology.