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The Russian Anti-Olympic Protest that Putin Doesn’t Want You to Know About

On Valentine’s Day, the Russian authorities arrested a man named Asker Sokht. Sokht is a prominent member of the Circassian ethnic minority, many of whom are protesting the Olympic Games in Sochi, a city that is part of their ancestral homeland. What’s remarkable, though, [...]

May 31, 2014 The Street
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Moscow’s Merry Pranksters

A great deal has taken place since the Muscovite awakening of 4 december 2011: the Presidential Election, Pussy Riot’s impromptu political concerts resulting in a crackdown trial that sent its front-women to remote prison camps, a devastating flood in the country’s south, [...]

December 11, 2012 Graffiti, The Street