October 2006: Journalist.
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Articles and Resources
Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: May 21, 2009 Russian history 2.0: Kremlin wants to 'correct' the record: A proposed law could make comparing Soviet rule with that of the Nazis a crime. Intellectuals fear a manipulation of Russia’s past.
QUOTE: ...will stipulate fines and prison sentences of up to five years for anyone found guilty of "denying the decisions of the Nuremberg Tribunal." Critics are alarmed... see as a blatant throwback to Soviet methods of intellectual control.
Christian Science Monitor Apr 19, 2007 Orphanages brim, but Russia thwarts foreign adoption: This week, the last of 89 foreign-based adoption agencies failed to get reaccreditation.
QUOTE: Defenders of the government crackdown say it's about improving accountability and providing safeguards for Russian children who are adopted abroad. They cite claims that at least 14 Russian kids adopted in the US and Canada have died over the past decade, victims of parental abuse.
Christian Science Monitor Apr 02, 2007 Garry Kasparov's risky anti-Putin game plan: The chess master is backing peaceful – if often illegal – urban protests of what he calls Russia's 'police state.'
QUOTE: The goal, he says, is to compel the Kremlin to give up plans for a tightly managed succession from Mr. Putin to a new leader in a year's time, and to open the process for a free and fair choice. "In a chess game, when your king is under attack, you have to defend," says Kasparov, enumerating what he sees as the dire threats to democracy in Russia. "We had to try something, so we tried creating The Other Russia. And it worked..."Beneath this illusion of stability," he adds, "there is boiling protest and growing economic disparity. The only way out is to have real, competitive, and free elections."
Christian Science Monitor Dec 13, 2006 Poisoned-spy case tests Europe's cross-border cooperation: As Germany and Interpol join the Litvinenko investigation, clues – and agendas – are often at odds.
QUOTE: [British, Russian, and Interpol detectives are--Ed.] all pursuing clues - and, perhaps, very different agendas - in last month's fatal poisoning of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko. But as the international probe expands, the players - and clues - are often at odds, complicating a case that demands considerable cross- border cooperation.
Christian Science Monitor Oct 10, 2006 Putin taps into a growing anti-minority fervor
QUOTE: n the midst of a political standoff with the former Soviet republic of Georgia, Mr. Putin authorized a crackdown on Georgian-owned businesses, called for tougher curbs on immigration, and said non-ethnic Russians should be prevented from operating in the marketplaces.
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