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Gina Lentine · October, 2013

Traveler, human rights defender, yogini, polyglot, wanderer, feminist, runner, thinker. Lover of Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia, and the Caucasus, but not only. Говорю по- русски, mówię po polsku a трохи украïнською.

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Latest posts by Gina Lentine from October, 2013

23 October 2013

The Suspended Martyrdom of Russia's Alexey Navalny

RuNet Echo

After his tumultuous guilty verdict and five-year prison sentence last July, a court recently suspended Alexey Navalny's sentence, leaving the Russian opposition's most prominent leader on probation but free.

10 October 2013

Russians Remember “The Day Democracy Died”

RuNet Echo

20 years after Russia's constitutional crisis, many bloggers criticizes Yeltsin's decision to fire on the Supreme Soviet, characterizing the moment in post-Soviet history as a turn for the worse.

4 October 2013

The Trouble with Being Elected Mayor in Russia

RuNet Echo

After a hard-fought campaign in Yekaterinburg, Evgeny Roizman has encountered a new challenge: pesky procedural complications in his confirmation by the local State Duma.

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