October 18, 2012
Vladimir Putin's New 'Fortress Russia'
Ariel Cohen, New York Times
AS members of the Russian punk-rock band Pussy Riot appeal their two-year prison sentence for a political protest in Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, a pale of repression is settling over their country. This crackdown is wrapped in legislative garb, but the iron grip of authoritarianism is unmistakable.
TAGGED: freedom of speech, Russia, Human Rights, Vladimir Putin