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Russia’s Freedoms in Retreat

Putin the Chessmaster
Putin the Chessmaster

As part of the Foundation’s work with civil society activists in Russia, I recently interviewed leading journalists, human rights advocates and civic leaders in Moscow about current trends and concerns in Russia’s civil society. ¬†Uniformly, people are not hopeful about the direction Russia is heading. ¬†Read my thoughts in today’s op ed piece:

Seattle Times Op Ed on Russia’s Deteriorating Civil Society

Lara Iglitzin, Executive Director