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Society

23 October 2017

Here is How Russian Courts Define Extremism

The road to hell is paved with good intentions. This everyday expression is applicable to how experts in the humanities and social sciences determine whether a text is harmful or extreme

18 October 2017

Religious terror in modern Russia

Recent bouts of religious fundamentalism in Russia can be traced to neo-Oprichnik unions and brotherhoods

6 October 2017

The Russian State’s New Surprising Crusade ... Against “Orthodox Extremists”

The Russian government is now having to respond to those who are simply following extreme ideas that the state has been encouraging for years through its propaganda

16 September 2017

The brutal treatment of women in Russian prisons

Nearly 50,000 women are serving time in Russia's harsh penitentiary system. Living conditions are often inhumane 

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27 July 2017

Of chiefs and men

The preservation of the cult of the past leaders strengthens the cult of today’s ‘leader’