AGT Exclusive: Interview with the Author of Politrash_ru

Over the weekend, in the aftermath of Unity Day and the Russkii Marsh, yours truly interviewed the author behind one of LiveJournal’s most popular anonymous blogs. According to Yandex, “Politrash_ru” ranks as the 111st most read blog on LiveJournal, just ten places lower than Ilya Yashin and 115 places above Vladimir Milov. When Navalny publicly …

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La Russophobe Interviews the Idiotic, Lying Jackass Blogging at ‘A Good Treaty’

Yours truly recently answered some questions from Kim Zigfeld, the hivemind behind “the best Russia politics bloggers in the world,” otherwise known as La Russophobe. For those who don’t remember, Zigfeld’s blog called me an “idiotic, lying jackass” in August 2010. While Zigfeld gives every indication that she still thinks I deserve this honorific, it was …

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AGT Exclusive: Interview with @KermlinRussia

For ‘Russia Watchers’ familiar with Twitter, KermlinRussia is a man who needs no introduction. He’ll soon have over 44,000 followers, and he regularly posts acerbic, ironic tweets mocking news stories about Russia’s leaders, often rewording the language of tweets by the official presidential Twitter account (inaugurated with much fanfare during Medvedev’s visit to Silicon Valley), …

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Interviewed by Anatoly Karlin

Yesterday Anatoly Karlin of Sublime Oblivion interviewed me for his new series, “Watching the Russia Watchers.” Here’s an excerpt: ANATOLY KARLIN: As I understand, you are not the biggest fan of the Russian liberal opposition. You believe their leaders kowtow to the West and couldn’t care less about the everyday concerns of ordinary Russians. But …

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