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There are 5 item(s) tagged with the keyword "political repression".

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1. A Warm Welcome to the Russian Federation?

The Russian government has begun instituting martial law and evacuating residents in its newly-"annexed" Ukrainian territories.

Tags: political repression, dissent, war in ukraine
2. Now Hiring: Occupiers

Russia is looking for 52,000 new cops to serve in territories recently taken from Ukraine.

Tags: law, political repression, dissent, war in ukraine
3. Homophobia Codified

The Russian state is preparing to pass new laws banning "gay propaganda" after a recent book led to public outrage.

Tags: book, culture, political repression, lgbt
4. Kremlin Cancels Culture

A working group of the Russian State Duma has compiled a list of cultural figures who have denounced the war in Ukraine. They can either "repent" or quit their jobs.

Tags: culture, political repression, dissent, politics, war in ukraine
5. Stars and Purges

Eighty years ago, the Kremlin towers acquired their first stars, gleaming with gold and diamonds. But meticulously collected records show that on those same days, people were being arrested and sentenced across the country. On this Day of Memory for Victims of Political Repression, we recall a few of their names.

Tags: political repression, stalinism, stalin, kremlin, purges, gulag
By Eugenia Sokolskaya

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