In response to reports published by Novaya Gazeta that a survivor of the anti-LGBT crackdown in Chechnya, Zelimkhan Akhmadov, was abducted in St. Petersburg by police as well as by family members, Freedom House issued a statement.
A few reminders of the Russian dictator’s track record as President Trump heads to his summit in Finland.
A transition that moves too aggressively, or not aggressively enough, could dash the hopes of the velvet revolution.
As President Trump prepares to meet with Putin, Freedom House urges the president to demonstrate a strong defense of American interests and democratic values.
Mild verbal attacks on journalists can easily drift into something more sinister, imperiling a central pillar of democracy.
A reformist candidate won the vote, but in an ominous sign for upcoming national elections, the outcome was nixed on a dubious technicality.
Un candidat reformist a câștigat scrutinul, dar, ca semnal amenințător pentru alegerile naționale viitoare, rezultatul acesta a fost anulat prin tehnici dubioase