Latest posts by Kevin Rothrock from October, 2015
Senators are reportedly preparing new additions to their NGO “stop-list,” seeking a ban on several new groups, including the already-outlawed extremist group ISIS.
Today, following Interfax’s interview with Tikhonova, there seemed to be additional confirmation that she is the President’s child, when Yuri Pogorely, Interfax’s online projects director, intimated her ties to Putin.
Oil is cheap, the West has levied sanctions, Moscow’s military interventions in Ukraine and Syria are costing who-knows-how-much money, and women are being encouraged to wear men’s underwear as shirts.
One of the Russian Internet's Founding Fathers Wants to ‘Erase Syria From the Map,’ and Here's Why the US Is Being Blamed
Moscow’s intervention in Syria is having some funny consequences back home in Russia. One of the strangest episodes in this story is Anton Nossik’s fervent support for the new airstrikes.
On October 3, Oleg Kashin published an open letter addressed to Putin and Medvedev, where he discusses his case and the significance its abandonment has for Russia as a nation.
A week ahead of what would be the start of Russian airstrikes against targets inside Syria, @RuGovEdits again started tracking regular activity on Wikipedia by people using Russian government IPs.