For the first time in my 25-year career as a journalist, I broke down in tears at the news.
Russian Show ‘Fake News’ Wages Lone Battle Against The Kremlin’s TV Propaganda
“Our job is to give people the chance to make up their own minds,” says Natalya Sindeyeva. “They should decide for themselves if they want to be deceived.”
The U.S. Climate Envoy Went To Moscow And Talked About More Than Climate
“I think it’s helpful to have the countries trying to find common ground and make things happen,” John Kerry said in an interview in Spaso House.
Russia’s ‘Foreign Agent’ Law Targets Journalists, Activists, Even Ordinary Citizens
Darya Apakhonchich says police sawed open her front door, confiscated her electronic devices and spent seven hours searching for “extremist” material.
The Dacha Is Russia’s Summer Cure For Urban Life
“We lived very well without electricity. All day we walked in the woods exploring. And in the evenings, we sat around a kerosene lamp and played Monopoly.”
From Exile, Tikhanovskaya Calls For ‘2nd Wave Of Protests’ Against Belarus Regime
“The US, as one of the oldest democracies, should support the values of human rights, free elections and freedom of assembly,” says Svetlana Tikhanovskaya.
Putin Hasn’t Been Vaccinated With Sputnik V Yet But Our Correspondent Got The Shot
This week I got vaccinated with Sputnik V, the COVID-19 vaccine that Vladimir Putin is promoting as the best in the world.
After Arrest, Kremlin Critic Navalny Calls On Supporters To ‘Take To The Streets’
“Don’t be afraid. Take to the streets,” Navalny said. “Don’t do it for me, do it for yourselves and your future.”
Arms Control: When Biden Takes Office, Clock Will Be Ticking To Save New START Treaty
“The danger is that to get to the point of a new détente, we may have to go through a period when it will be pretty scary, and we are not there yet.”
Putin And Biden Signal Chilly Relations To Come
“Putin doesn’t count on personal relations with American leaders. Today he only counts on the intersection of interests.”