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Executing POWs: another manifestation of Russia’s fascist nature Leonid Gozman analyses why the Russian state considers itself more important than any human being
‘Real men vs scum’: How Vladimir Putin split Russia in two Leonid Gozman on Putin’s crusade to subdue and divide the Russian society
Grim anniversary Sombre reflections after the first 365 days of the war in Ukraine
Russians: a war portrait Leonid Gozman on how stereotypes about Russia are helping Putin
In thrall to reenactors Following in the footsteps of Soviet authorities, Putin has proclaimed himself the lord of time
Putin is weaker than Lenin Why modern Russia lacks the resources for a sustainable dictatorship
Delusions of grandeur How Russian authorities ended up in the world of delusions there is no coming back from
The Ramstein dilemma Why the only way to freedom in Europe lies through helping Ukraine
Alone in a bulletproof vest How Vladimir Putin decided he could speak only to God
Russia not found Vladimir Putin’s life mission has been accomplished
State-sponsored hatred Who are the people Putin’s government considers ‘enemies of Russia’?
Russia’s capitulation as its saving grace How should the war end?
The sole imperialist The idea that Russians have an ‘imperialist mindset’ is a gateway to racist stereotypes
Even forever has an end Leonid Gozman’s opinion on the resource depletion of the late Putinism
The Russian history of destruction From Ivan the Terrible to Vladimir Putin and back again