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Russia

December 9, 2022 5:30 am

The Torn Loyalties of Russian Liberals

Plus: Three criteria for telling whether someone is a true supporter of Ukraine’s cause.
Cathy Young
December 5, 2022 5:30 am

Russia to Gays: Shut Up and Disappear

With anti-LGBT law, Putin wants to distract from Ukraine.
Cathy Young
November 17, 2022 5:30 am

New Depths of Russian Insanity as Putin’s Ukraine Debacle Continues

The absurd, the desperate, and the just plain sick.
Cathy Young
October 27, 2022 5:30 am

Russians Accuse Ukraine of Nazism—But Look at How Russian Propagandists Talk

The gruesome rhetoric of Putin’s talking heads.
Cathy Young
October 6, 2022 5:30 am

Apathy Keeps Russia’s Death Cult Alive

Some Russians embrace their country’s nihilism. Others help maintain it through their resignation and indifference.
Natalia Antonova
October 5, 2022 5:30 am

Putin’s Crazy Days

Bluster about borders, a mobilization mess, a pathetic pep rally.
Cathy Young
September 27, 2022 5:30 am

The Dictator and the Diva

Meet Alla Pugacheva, the Russian pop mega-star who is challenging Putin.
Cathy Young
August 25, 2022 5:30 am

The Dugina Killing Aftermath

The rabbit hole deepens: Was it the Ukrainians? An FSB plot? Kremlin infighting?
Cathy Young
August 22, 2022 5:30 am

The Death of Dugina

What we know (and don’t yet know) about the killing of the war propagandist daughter of the ultranationalist Russian Aleksandr…
Cathy Young
July 21, 2022 5:30 am

Putin’s Crackdown on Anti-War Protesters

Plus: What we know about Russian public opinion as the Ukraine war drags on.
Cathy Young