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 December, 2013
The news that Khodorkovsky had potentially admitted guilt and would be imminently released sent the RuNet into a fit of speculation.
One of Russia's best known news agencies, RIA Novosti, won't survive the winter. Employees of the state-owned international news agency awoke to discover a new presidential order "liquidating" their organization.