Originally from Dublin, Dan is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin and University College London with an interest in the politics, history and culture of Russia and the former Soviet Union. He currently resides in London.
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Latest posts by Daniel Alan Kennedy from August, 2013
Russia's best-known political blogger earned his fame fighting corruption in the private sector, but may now face five years' jail time on (possibly trumped-up) embezzlement charges. In the meantime, he's...
Snowden's decision to hitch his wagon to Putin's makes opposition and human rights activists uneasy, while his status as a defected "spy" alienates many of Putin's supporters.
A Russian blogger gets into trouble with local authorities after he reposts pictures of half-naked patrons, engaged in striptease contests and public sex acts, from a nightclub's social networking page.