All Posts Tagged With: "Pavel Chikov"

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The ‘Unreliable Citizens’ of St. Petersburg

The story of how one retired St. Petersburg woman was banned from working for the Russian census after being declared “unreliable” – only because her son is an opposition activist. Exclusive translation by

Sep 7, 2011 | Continued
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Duma Deputy: 200+ Pointlessly Died Awaiting Trial Last Year

A State Duma deputy says that more than 200 persons who posed no threat to society and who had life-threatening illnesses died in Russia’s pretrial detention facilities in 2009.

Sep 20, 2010 | Continued
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‘Russia for the Russians’ Polarizes Population

According to a new poll, the idea of a “Russia for the Russians” is increasingly polarizing Russian society in a time of increased concern over immigration and rising nationalism.

Dec 16, 2009 | Continued