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Sean Guillory · August, 2014

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Latest posts by Sean Guillory from August, 2014

12 August 2014

One of Russia's Richest Men May Be Its Most Tortured Patriot

RuNet Echo

Since he landed on an American sanctions list, life has gotten tough for Gennady Timchenko, one of Putin's closest allies. But the oligarch, a Finnish citizen, considers Russia his home.

7 August 2014

Are the West's Sanctions Against Russia Tough Enough?

RuNet Echo

The West has hit Russia with the toughest sanctions yet, signaling that it is finally getting serious about Russia’s continued support for separatists in eastern Ukraine. Are they enough?

3 August 2014

With All Eyes on Ukraine, Russia Dumps Its “Toxic” Leftists in Prison

RuNet Echo

A judge has sentenced 2 leftist activists who were at the forefront of Russia's 2011-2012 protests to 4.5 years in prison for organizing mass riots in March 2012.