Russian investigators on Wednesday opened criminal proceedings against a blogger for spreading what they said was “knowingly false information” about the war in Ukraine, during the first application of a new law that carries a penalty of up to up to 15 years in prison. The Investigative Committee said theRead More →

On February 15, the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation hosted an international conference “Western Geopolitical War Against Russia: The Ukrainian Case”. During the event, political scientists, experts, journalists and public figures from Russia, the United States, Italy, Germany, Finland, Belgium and other countries discussed possible developments around Ukraine. DemocracyRead More →

Shortly before leaving Russia in a hurry for Georgia, Sergei Samborsky visited the office of the Presidential Commissioner for Human Rights, Tatyana Moskalkova. Tomsk resident Samborsky made headlines last month after posting a shocking video of appalling conditions inside the “red zone” of the Siberian city’s largest COVID-19 hospital. InRead More →