All Posts Tagged With: "Vitaly Portnikov"

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When the News Isn’t Reported

Journalist Vitaly Portnikov comments on the disaster at the Sayano–Shushenskaya hydroelectric power station, relating the media clampdown surrounding the accident. Exclusive translation by

Aug 25, 2009 | Continued
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What Does the Kremlin Fear?

Journalist Vitaly Portnikov comments on Russia’s new National security strategy, which lays out Russia’s objectives until 2020, and what it shows about Russia’s leadership. Exclusive translation by

May 16, 2009 | Continued
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Why Putin Will Regret His Words

Journalist Vitaly Portnikov argues that Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s unrealistic assertion, that the financial crisis in Russia will have no social impact, may ultimately define how his tenure is remembered. Exclusive translation by

Nov 22, 2008 | Continued
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How Georgia’s Offensive Recalls Russia’s Own Past

Writing for the online newspaper, journalist Vitaly Portnikov comments on the developing offensive launched by Georgia in the breakaway region of South Ossetia. Translation by

Aug 8, 2008 | Continued