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Forced Americanization: Made in NTV

In his latest op-ed, Garry Kasparov discusses how the latest accusations on state-run TV that he’s actually an American citizen are part of the Kremlin’s insulated conspiratorial mindset.

Oct 11, 2012 | Continued
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Abramovich and the English Royal Treasurer

Writing for Ekho Moskvy, activist Natalia Pelevine details a case of financial corruption that exemplifies how such machinations that span geographical boundaries and find Russian oligarchs together with some unlikely bedfellows.

Oct 4, 2012 | Continued
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Per Stalin’s Wishes

In this column for Gazeta.ru, independent political commentator Sergei Shelin warns against trends in military spending and economic policy that are heavily reminiscent of Soviet times.

Sep 8, 2012 | Continued
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Kasparov: The Humanization of Stalinist Justice

In his latest op-ed, opposition leader Garry Kasparov provides an insightful look at how Putin has adapted Stalin’s justice system into the monotonous conviction-spewing behemoth that it is today.

Jul 27, 2012 | Continued
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Abolishing Activity

The editorial team at Gazeta.ru issues a warning to the Russian government that continuing to pressure civil society could lead to a growth in more extremist forces who, unlike the ones the state is now persecuting, are indisposed to compromise.

Jul 23, 2012 | Continued
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Part of their Repertory

Satirist Victor Shenderovich discusses an ironic but all too representative instance of corruption within the Russian government, and issues a warning to politicians who think their impunity will last forever.

Jul 19, 2012 | Continued
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Kasparov: How Obama Can Support Russia and Oppose Putin

In this op-ed for the Wall Street Journal, Garry Kasparov stresses the urgency of passing the Magnitsky Act, which would would block entry to the US and freeze the assets there of 60 Russian officials involved with the murder of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky.

Jun 27, 2012 | Continued
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The Degradation of Putin’s Dictatorship

In a column for Yezhednevny Zhurnal, former Yeltsin aid and specialist in political corruption Georgy Satarov discusses the current regression of Putin’s dictatorial regime and provides advice – and hope – for opposition protesters. Exclusive translation by theotherrussia.org.

Jun 19, 2012 | Continued
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Kasparov: My Role in Politics is a Global One

The Daily Beast interviews Garry Kasparov about the current anti-governmental protests in Russia and the future of his role in the protest movement.

Jun 18, 2012 | Continued
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The Frontier of Freedom

Opposition leader Garry Kasparov discusses a currently ongoing case of political persecution that needs the support of Russian civil society.

May 28, 2012 | Continued