Tag: chechnya

  • A Brutal Russian Playbook Reapplied in Ukraine – The New York Times

    A Brutal Russian Playbook Reapplied in UkraineThe besieging of cities, the deliberate targeting of civilians — they are the tactics Russia used before, in Grozny. I saw it firsthand.Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/29/world/europe/russia-chechnya-grozny-ukraine.htmlThey were met by highly motivated units of Chechen fighters, armed with anti-tank rockets, who ambushed their columns, trapping and burning hundreds of Russian soldiers and […]

  • The Nobel Peace Prize Acknowledges a Dangerous Era for Journalists | The New Yorker

    The Nobel Peace Prize Acknowledges a Dangerous Era for JournalistsThe co-winner, Dmitry Muratov, is the editor-in-chief of Novaya Gazeta, which has lost more journalists to murder than any other Russian news outlet.via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/the-nobel-peace-prize-acknowledges-a-dangerous-era-for-journalistsWhen I asked Muratov what he thought he got the prize for, he told me, instead, who he thought the […]