Protests and strikes across Russia show that the country’s “silent majority” is becoming louder. But are pundits even listening?
Something dangerous is happening to the West.
Some weeks ago, high functionaries (i. e. secular and religious men over fifty who call themselves defenders of morality and keepers of traditions) literally crept into girls’ panties.
Sławomir Sierakowski speaks to Fyodor Lukyanov about Vladimir Putin’s leadership and Russian foreign policy.
Petr Pavlensky received the Václav Havel Prize for Creative Dissent, but was quickly stripped of the award due to fears surrounding his overt radicalism. What does this embarrassing event tell us?
Russian artist Petr Pavlensky has been sentenced to a year and four months in prison for his happening titled “Freedom”.
Pavlensky’s performance became perhaps the most radical and disputed since Pussy Riot’s performance, and produced numerous discussions in Russian art and activist community.