Kurginyan: Ukrainian authorities admit their guilt for burning people in Odessa

10.10.2018, Moscow.

The Ukrainian authorities’ official representative admitted that the death of people in the Odessa House of Trade Unions was not a tragic accident, but a conscious act of intimidation, Sergey Kurginyan, the leader of the Essence of Time movement, said on the air of the Evening with Vladimir Solovyov TV program at the Russian Channel One on October 8th. Contine reading

Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch: Church schism in Ukraine threatens entire nation’s life

09.10.2018, Moscow.

The Church schism in Ukraine is a threat to the entire nation’s life, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill said on October 8 after a celebratory prayer service at the Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra to commemorate the Blessed Sergius of Radonezh, RIA Novosti reports. Contine reading

Russia: A view from an “open society”. Interview with Chatham House Expert

07.10.2018, Warsaw.

The Annual OSCE Human Dimension meeting was held in Warsaw September 10-21. Around 1,800 government representatives, human rights activists, and experts attended this meeting. Rossa Primavera News Agency’s German correspondent Tony Siewert, who took part in the meeting, met with Orysia Lutsevych, the manager of Ukrainian forum at Chatham House, to discuss civil society issues in Russia and Europe.
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The spectre of totalitarianism, or “Protection” for children and women

19.09.2018, Warsaw.

Spain left dictatorship behind long ago, but its seeds are sprouting through under full-fledged “democracy”. Genuine institutional violence against women has become a widespread practice, with a certain stereotype again being forced through the judiciary system, the state apparatus, and though social services, using false and manipulative reports in absolutely inhumane trials. Contine reading