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30 September 2020,
A Russian historian devoted to exposing the horrors of Stalinism has just been handed an unexpected new jail sentence, reports Sarah Hurst
11 September 2020,
Sarah Hurst reports on two Irish MEPs who regularly appear on Russian sponsored media to defend Putin's imperialist policies
25 August 2020,
Sarah Hurst looks at the work of Alexei Navalny, now in a coma in a Berlin hospital, and how it connects with the UK
10 August 2020,
As 'Europe's Last Dictator' Alexander Lukashenko claims victory in the Presidential election, Sarah Hurst reports on clashes with riot police and the future of popular protest
6 August 2020,
Sarah Hurst analyses the signs that the Belarusian dictator Lukashenko is panicking in the face of public opposition
3 August 2020,
Sarah Hurst reports on how every major party, with the exception of Boris Johnson's Conservatives, has changed their stance on Kremlin intervention
27 July 2020,
Sarah Hurst reports on the opposition provided by women candidates in the forthcoming presidential elections and the threats they face from Europe's 'last dictator'
8 July 2020,
Sarah Hurst reports on another worrying arrest of a journalist as the Russian state becomes increasingly autocratic and the President secures an extension of his power
22 June 2020,
Sarah Hurst reports on the targeting of Petr Verzilov and how the President is pulling out all the stops to ensure a 1 July vote on sweeping changes to the Russian Constitution goes in his favour
3 June 2020,
Sarah Hurst talks to the British businessman Roger Munnings about his business interests with Russian companies and his vocal support for Vladimir Putin
19 May 2020,
Sarah Hurst reports on how the Kremlin, while facing mounting criticism for its handling of the Coronavirus pandemic, has been using quarantine to track down its foes.
4 May 2020,
@Life_Disrupted reports on two senior medical staff fatalities and one critically injured while complaints about Vladimir Putin's handling of the COVID-19 crisis mount.
14 April 2020,
Sarah Hurst reports on a new British group which criticises pro-European projects and draws the praise of Russian state media.
23 February 2020,
Sarah Hurst on how the far-right activist visited Russia to praise Vladimir Putin and spread Islamophobic and racist propaganda about the UK.
3 February 2020,
As Vladimir Putin moves to secure his political future, Sarah Hurst reports on the country's new political party.
24 January 2020,
As Putin seeks to extend his power in perpetuity, Sarah Hurst reports how a comedian is forced to flee the country for mocking the Russian President.
6 January 2020,
Sarah Hurst reports on Putin's increasingly desperate attempts to suppress dissent in Russia, where nothing is what it seems.
6 December 2019,
With the news that Russian President Vladimir Putin has passed a law classifying journalist, bloggers and even social media users as 'foreign agents', Sarah Hurst has been keeping track of those paying the ultimate price.
18 November 2019,
Sarah Hurst reports on the death of a Russian environmental activist and how opposing the Kremlin is an increasingly risky business.
25 October 2019,
Sarah Hurst reports on how Russian authorities routinely censor information on the country's deadly environmental record.
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