Author

Leonid Gozman

exclusively for Novaya Gazeta Europe

45 articles
CommentSociety

Methodical madness The terror unleashed against the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv is part of Putin’s ‘peace’ plan

CommentPolitics

Headlong into change Russians who don’t support the war must steel themselves for a long fight

CommentPolitics

A stolen celebration The Russian state’s use of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany as a propaganda tool amounts to outright theft

OpinionSociety

Domestic disquiet Veterans of the war in Ukraine are being fast tracked into politics in a Russia where the word peace is considered seditious

CommentPolitics

True colours Catastrophic recent flooding in Russia’s southern Urals has laid bare the state’s failings

OpinionPolitics

Let there be war The Kremlin is preparing Russians for a final showdown with the West

CommentPolitics

An address and two funerals Why Vladimir Putin had nothing to say to the people on the eve of his re-election

CommentPolitics

To those who ordered my arrest Leonid Gozman, arrested in absentia this week, muses on those who persecute the innocent

CommentPolitics

A hero of our time The Russian authorities may have killed Navalny, but victory was ultimately his

CommentPolitics

Falling flat Why the Kremlin’s attempt to weaponise Tucker Carlson’s Putin interview failed

OpinionSociety

Pricking the witch There are significant implications to the groundswell of public support for getting Boris Nadezhdin on the presidential ballot

OpinionSociety

The dustbin of history The Kremlin has opened the political season with an unprecedented borrowing of fascist language

OpinionSociety

False prophets Having disregarded the sixth commandment, the Russian Orthodox Church has now turned on its own clergy

OpinionPolitics

Death’s candidate for president Putin has begun his campaign for re-election under the slogan of eternal war

OpinionPolitics

The week in fascism The miserable fate of those in Russia who dare challenge war and dictatorship lays bare the depths to which the country has fallen

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Ping-pong with Alexander Nevsky How Vladimir Putin’s history hobby threatens to erase entire centuries of Russia’s past

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