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1. A Peace-Loving Priest

A St. Petersburg priest faces up to ten years in prison for speaking out against the Russian invasion of Ukraine. 

Tags: dissent, opposition, russian military, war in ukraine, Ukraine, religion, st. petersburg
2. The Spirit of Maidan

Remembering the Maidan protests of 2014 and how Ukrainians fought back when their freedom was threatened.

Tags: resistance, opposition, protest, Maidan, Ukraine
3. A Question of Conviction

“This is the state of someone who feels like a particle in the ocean. Someone else has decided everything for them. This learned passivity is our tragedy.”

– A political analyst in Moscow regarding Russian support of the war
Tags: repression, putin, media, opposition, war in ukraine
4. What Went Wrong

“Maximum conspiracy – this is of utmost importance. No one must be seen.”

– Konstantin Kudryavtsev, suspected as one of the FSB agents responsible for the poisoning of opposition figure Alexei Navalny in August, in a phone call with Navalny
Tags: politics, opposition, fsb, navalny
5. Sad Smiles and Kremlin Corruption

Recounting a 2008 meeting with activist Alexei Navalny, before he rose to prominence.

Tags: opposition, dissidents, politics, navalny
6. Joke about God Drives Comedian to God's Homeland

A Russian comedian made a joke and then decided he needed to flee the country to avoid arrest.

Tags: israel, opposition, Orthodox Church, religion
7. It Takes Guts

A recent letter that the editors of Russian Life received from one of its respected readers was directed at Mikhail Ivanov and one of his “Survival Russian” columns. We felt it deserved a longer response than space in the magazine allowed.

Tags: putin, dissent, opposition, sobchak, navalny
By Mikhail Ivanov

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