Putin’s Fixes & Fixations: Russia’s President Prefers Stalin to Lenin, Soviet History to Scandals

Putin’s Fixes & Fixations: Russia’s President Prefers Stalin to Lenin, Soviet History to Scandals

Putin’s Fixes and Fixations: Russia’s president prefers Stalin to Lenin, and Soviet history to murder and corruption scandals. Continue reading Putin’s Fixes & Fixations: Russia’s President Prefers Stalin to Lenin, Soviet History to Scandals

Boris Nemtsov Posthumously Receives IRI 2015 Freedom Award

Boris Nemtsov Posthumously Receives IRI 2015 Freedom Award

On Tuesday, September 9 Boris Nemtsov was posthumously honored with the International Republican Institute’s (IRI) 2015 Freedom Award. His longtime friend and colleague Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr accepted the award on his behalf this week in Washington, D.C. Kara-Murza delivered a moving tribute that reviewed Nemtsov’s storied accomplishments as a young visionary reformer in the early days of post-Soviet Russia as well as highlighted Nemtsov’s personal attributes as a principled and decent human being. Continue reading Boris Nemtsov Posthumously Receives IRI 2015 Freedom Award