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Party Crashers

(This piece originally appeared on Russia Beyond the Headlines) The refusal by the Russian Ministry of Justice to register an opposition People’s Freedom Party, known as PARNAS, didn’t come as a surprise.  Everyone, including the party’s four co-chairmen – Mikhail Kasyanov, … Continue reading

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Arrested Development

(This piece originally appeared on Russia Beyond the Headlines) During his recent news conference, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev was widely expected to announce that he had decided to run for a second term.  Medvedev, however, defied the expectations and restricted himself to his … Continue reading

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