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Russia: Double Standards

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, North America, Russia, U.S.A., Elections, Freedom of Speech, Governance, History, Human Rights, International Relations, Media & Journalism, Politics, Protest

Sean's Russia Blog writes [1] about double standards in coverage and reactions to the Russian election in the West: “To think President Bush had to nerve to throw his two cents in. […] You gotta be kidding me. I don’t recall any statement when the NYPD locked up 1000 people protesting the RNC Convention in 2004 in what became known as ‘Guantanamo on the Hudson’.”