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Milana Ochirova

exclusively for Novaya Gazeta Europe

18 articles
StoriesSociety

Slipping the net How a 19-year-old Chechen woman fled her controlling family and the Chechen authorities for a life of freedom

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#ForSaltanat Justice for domestic abuse victims in Kazakhstan remains rare despite a recent high-profile victory

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‘We’re used to it’ Tajik migrants have no choice but to put up with increased discrimination to make a living in Russia

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‘I don’t want to see your face’ Central Asian migrants living in Russia are facing growing prejudice since the Moscow terror attack

StoriesPolitics

Hostage to fortune In Chechnya, blood feuds have become little more than a source of enrichment for the security forces

InterviewSociety

Broken machines A Stanford professor on why the crimes committed by dictators may in fact be down to evolution

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Culture wars A viral video of a Muslim woman being harassed on the Moscow metro suggests a wider trend of intolerance may be afoot in the Russian capital

StoriesPolitics

Fall guy at the ready The story of Vyacheslav Gladkov, the man in charge of Russia’s border region of Belgorod which suffers almost daily attacks

StoriesSociety

‘We’ll kill everyone, we’ll rob everyone who needs to be robbed’ Pro-Putin blogger and ‘war correspondent’ Vladlen Tatarsky killed in St. Petersburg. Z-propagandists are starting to worry about their safety

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‘No civilised pathways for getting a journalist out — only hostage exchange’ Wall Street Journal correspondent Evan Gershkovich was arrested in Russia on espionage charges. Here’s what we know so far

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