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Six questions to Vladimir Putin

Dec 17 2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin held his annual press conference today in Moscow. This event usually is not the place for tough questions, except for a very few. Free Russia is sharing Putin’s replies to only on the questions that deserve attention.


Russian Military and Mercenaries Directly Implicated in Torture of Ukrainian Prisoners

Dec 14 2015

Ukrainian human rights activists believe that over 87 percent of Ukrainian soldiers and half the civilians who have been taken prisoner by Kremlin-backed, pro-Russian militants in the Donbas have been subjected to torture or ill treatment.


On the Day of Russian Constitution

Dec 12 2015

The constitution of “New” Russia was adopted on December 12, 1993. To mark the twenty-second anniversary of our country’s fundamental law, the authorities have decided to adopt several initiatives that are directly destroying some of the constitution’s articles and provisions.


On the Battle Lost. Svetlana Alekseevich’s Nobel lecture (full text)

Dec 07 2015

Svetlana Alekseevich, the laureate of Nobel Prize in Literature 2015, has delivered a traditional Nobel memorial lecture today. We, at Free Russia, think that it’s very important to share the full text with you.


Putin talks Terrorism in the State of the Nation

Dec 04 2015

Yesterday, Russian President Vladimir Putin gave his annual State of the Nation Address to both houses of the Federal Assembly. More