There is nothing unique about the way Russians are responding to authoritarian rule
Activists and journalists are increasingly being punished with forced psychiatric detention — an authoritarian means of silencing, discrediting and “correcting” dissent.
Prisoners serving time in Russia are denied access to healthcare, consistently and systematically. That can prove fatal for thousands of inmates every year.
A recent survey looks at what specific factors underpin an average Russian optimist’s worldview
A recent round of surveys show an interesting set of responses for what Russian citizens tend to be proud of