All Posts Tagged With: "New York Times"

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Get Ready for Twelve More Years of President Putin

Putin announces his intent to run for Russian president in March 2012; current legislation would allow him to remain in that post until 2024.

Sep 24, 2011 | Continued
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Microsoft to Give Free Software to Prevent Rights Abuses

Microsoft is issuing a free, unilateral software license to Russian NGOs and media outlets to try and prevent government authorities from pressuring organizations by confiscating their computers under the guise of the war on piracy.

Sep 14, 2010 | Continued
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Downplaying Stalin, Russia Avoids its Soviet Past

Russian historians have worriedly noted the growing secrecy of the Russian secret services about the brutal repression of the Soviet Union.

Nov 27, 2008 | Continued
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Kremlin Extends Control of Media

The New York Times reports today on “increasingly small number of news outlets that are not managed by the Kremlin, directly or through the state national gas company, Gazprom, a major owner of media assets.” At their first meeting with journalists since taking over Russia‚Äôs largest independent radio news network, the managers had startling news […]

Apr 21, 2007 | Continued