Katya Orlova

exclusively for Novaya Gazeta. Europe

6 materials

‘Trans people have no place in state ideology’ We talked to the first transgender politician in Russia: she plans to run for governor despite Russia’s campaign against transgender rights


Russian schools attacked by the ‘Patriot’ system Teenagers’ testimonies about the propagandist methods introduced in their schools


Prisoner number one This is how the imprisoned opposition politician Alexey Navalny is being put under pressure in the Melekhovo penitentiary


‘Just an intelligent con man who knows how to promote himself’ We investigate whether Alexander Dugin and his daughter Daria are actually that influential in Russia


Theatre of war The Russian state cracks down on disloyal theatre directors, actors and playwrights while pumping more money into venues that chose to take the Z pill


Stench of war From moderates and liberals to hatred of everything alive: this is how Russian politicians are growing their political capital by using war in Ukraine

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