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1. Kremlin Cancels Culture

A working group of the Russian State Duma has compiled a list of cultural figures who have denounced the war in Ukraine. They can either "repent" or quit their jobs.

Tags: culture, political repression, dissent, politics, war in ukraine
2. The Price of Dissent

A Russian journalist, already arrested for speaking out against the invasion of Ukraine, has had her home raided by authorities.

Tags: journalist, dissent, war in ukraine
3. A Protest for Love and Friendship

“We must save the world not with blood, but with friendship and love.

– A sign by Russian activist Tatyana Mateyeva
Tags: moscow, protest, war in ukraine, dissent
4. Artistic Apoliticality

Russian event promoters have begun requiring artists to promise that they won't include political statements in their performances.

Tags: war in ukraine, dissent, art, music
5. Rain Reenters the Forecast

Today, more than ever, the citizens of Russia should have access to independent information. And therefore it is especially important for us to return to the air. We, like tens of millions of Russians, want the war to end, and Russia to return to the path of development from catastrophe and destruction.

– Editor-in-chief Tikhon Dzyadko of Dozhd TV
Tags: war in ukraine, dissent, censorship, media, journalism
6. Fighting for the Light

Russians are again informing on one another. Tatyana Savinkina, a retiree in Karelia, is one victim. This is her story.

Tags: elderly, karelia, political activity, dissent
7. With Mouths Sewn Shut

Art is a powerful realm for protest. The Ukraine War has inspired a new wave of brave works.

Tags: feminism, women, protest, dissent, art
8. Patching the Holes

Russian lawmakers have been vigorously adding new laws in response to political and cultural developments and public protests, rather than due to pressure from the public or practical necessity.

Tags: demonstrations, criminal code, legislation, law, dissent
9. A Theatrical Ousting

Moscow is replacing the anti-war directors of the Gogol Center.

Tags: culture, dissent, moscow, theater
10. Soviet Law Against Sabotage May Return

The National Anti-Corruption Committee has proposed resurrecting the Soviet-era law against “sabotage.”

Tags: sabotage, dissent, law

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