Monthly Archives: August 2012

Pussy Riot – Russian History NOT quite repeating itself ?

There has been so much written about the Pussy Riot case that I am sure that you can make your own minds up about it. There is however an interesting interview in The Guardian with  Yekaterina Samutsevich. In it she   argues “more than … Continue reading

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Pussy Riot trial ‘worse than Soviet era’

As you start this Year Thirteen course you may well have some idea that, as its title Russian dictatorships suggest, it wants you to think (and eventually write) in comparative terms.   You may well also have an idea that … Continue reading

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