Residents of eastern Ukraine regions controlled by Russia-backed separatist voted Sunday for local governments in elections denounced by Kyiv and the West.
Russia articles on Democracy Chronicles
News about the struggle for democracy in Russia. Russia is not a functioning democracy. According to Freedom House, "limited political competition, assassination, and repression are used by dictator Vladimir Putin to maintain control". Also see our articles on Putin or on two of his public opponents Alexei Navalny and the punk band Pussy Riot.
Ivan Krastev talks on the neglecting factor that has cause failure of democracy to take hold in Russia and for its current backsliding in Central Europe.
Accounts with potential ties to a so-called Russian “troll farm” has been blocked that may have sought to interfere with Tuesday’s U.S. midterm elections.
As Americans prepare for another election, Russian troublemakers have again been working to divide U.S. voters and discredit democracy.
Assault on Crimean Solidarity group, particularly those from the Crimean Tatar community, is a serious blow to the grassroots civic movement.
Europe Launching Investigation Into Chechnya Human Rights Abuses and hold Russia accountable for the ongoing human rights abuses in Chechnya, Freedom House.
While the GRU counts its history from 1918, when it was created in the wake of the Bolshevik revolution, Putin also mentioned its predecessors in imperial Russia.
It struck me that Alex Jones’ conspiracies, right-wing Eastern European propaganda, Assad’s propaganda, and the reality flipping views I heard one Thanksgiving weekend were eerily similar.
Even the type of dictatorship he seems to want is worse than average, it would be aggressive. As these midterms approach, I hope Americans can learn to follow another type of impassioned rhetoric, one that involves love.
Please promise that you will take a better look at Mr. Trump and see him for who he really is: a billionaire who has always had everything and who does not care to understand anything about fighting for human rights.