Konstantin von Eggert

Kommersant

Guest

Commentator for Russian commercial radio station Kommersant; former Moscow Bureau Chief for the BBC Russian Service

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Russian authorities did not clamp down on massive protests in all that country's nine time zones over the weekend, despite repeated shouts of Vladimir "Putin is a thief" and "Russia…

Has the 'Arab Spring' Come to the Russian Winter?

Russian authorities did not clamp down on massive protests in all that country's nine time zones over the weekend, despite repeated shouts of Vladimir "Putin is a thief" and "Russia…

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Russian authorities did not clamp down on massive protests across Russia's nine time zones over the weekend as tens of thousands turned out to denounce Prime Minister Vladimir Putin…

Has the 'Arab Spring' Come to the Russian Winter?

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He presided over the dissolution of the Soviet Union and became Russia's first elected president.  Today, Boris Yeltsin has died at the age of 76, as the US grapples with his…

Boris Yeltsin, Russia's First Elected President, Dies at 76

He presided over the dissolution of the Soviet Union and became Russia's first elected president.  Today, Boris Yeltsin has died at the age of 76, as the US grapples with his…

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