Opinion | In Russia, I Learned, Threats Were Always Real – The New York Times

Opinion | In Russia, I Learned, Threats Were Always Real

Opinion | In Russia, I Learned, Threats Were Always Real

A sense of menace floats long enough to make you think you’re paranoid. Sooner or later, what was feared happens. And nobody makes a secret of it.

Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/02/opinion/russia-putin-nemtsov.html

Life in the compounds was punctuated by ostentatious intrusions: household items conspicuously rearranged, computer files left open, alarm clocks reset to go off in the middle of the night. It was considered gauche to broadcast these events, though, because we reporters were not the story we’d come to cover.


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