All Posts Tagged With: "Yezhednevny Zhurnal"

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An Alternative Agenda: Part 2

Solidarity activist Ilya Yashin gives his two cents on the new Coordination Council and the future of the united opposition.

Oct 28, 2012 | Continued
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An Alternative Agenda: Part 1

The editors at Yezhednevny Zhurnal sat down with some of the freshly-elected representatives to the Russian opposition’s new Coordination Council to ask what they thought about the election results, the Council’s initial tasks, and what difficulties they might have to face.

Oct 24, 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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Enemies or Fools

Political scientist Anton Orekh delves into the blatantly illogical nature of the Kremlin’s current attempt to label NGOs that accept international funding as “foreign agents.”

Jul 5, 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

Jun 19, 2012 | Continued
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Yulia Latynina: Legalizing the Loot

Renowned journalist Yulia Latynina describes the blatant corruption that influences whether the Russian state decides a company should be privatized or nationalized.

May 26, 2012 | Continued
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Putin’s Deceit

Former Yeltsin aide Georgy Satarov responds to Putin’s criticism that Russia’s popular anti-electoral fraud protests have no clear leader or message.

Dec 30, 2011 | Continued
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Victory Day, or a Holiday of Militarism?

Journalist and military expert Aleksandr Golts explores why Moscow insists on showing off its anitquated military equipment every Victory Day while failing to help bring society together with the natural feeling of unity the holiday evokes.

May 10, 2011 | Continued
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Anatoly Bershtein: Medvedev is Not a Proper Tsar

Writing for Yezhednevny Zhurnal, journalist Anatoly Bershtein explores how the history of the relationship between Russians and their leaders might affect the outcome of the 2012 presidential elections.

Apr 19, 2011 | Continued
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Latynina: February 1917 is in the Air

Writing for the Moscow Times, Yulia Latynina offers a scathing assessment of “Russia’s extraordinarily weak leaders.”

Mar 2, 2011 | Continued