Category Archives: Navalniana

Rastorguev And The Heart Of Darkness – Part III

Dear Readers: Today finishing off this story, based on this piece by Elena Kalashnikova.   We have discussed the sequence of events which led to Alexander Rastorguev getting fired from his job at Radio Liberty.  Which, in case anyone doesn’t … Continue reading

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Rastorguev And The Heart Of Darkness – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing my post, based on this piece by Elena Kalashnikova.   The title of the piece translates as: The film director who perished in Africa was a victim of discords between Sobchak and Navalny The (documentary) film director … Continue reading

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Rastorguev And The Heart Of Darkness – Part I

Dear Readers: This is sort of a follow-up to my post of yesterday, you can read that one if you haven’t already, it wasn’t one of my best, but hopefully it will set the scene of the 3 Russian journalists … Continue reading

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Pranksters at it again – Will Volkov Study at Yale? – Part II

Dear Readers: Yesterday we laid out the dramatis personae of the latest coup d’theatre of Russian pranksters Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyarov (aka Lexus and Vovan).  This time, posing as Polish Education Minister Jarosław Gowin, the pranksters placed a phone … Continue reading

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Pranksters at it again – Will Volkov Study at Yale? – Part I

Dear Readers: As a reputable neighborhood Tobacco Store in Winston-Salem North Carolina, how many times you have picked up the phone only to hear a prankster ask you:  “Do you have Prince Albert in a Can?”  And every time you … Continue reading

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Sakhnin Recants (Sort of) – Part IV

Dear Readers: Today finishing off this interview, in Komsomolskaya Pravda, with Russian political dissident Alexei Sakhnin.  Alexei’s interlocutor is reporter Darya Aslamova who met with Sakhnin in a pub in Stockholm, Sweden.  Sakhnin had just finished recounting his rise and fall … Continue reading

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Sakhnin Recants (Sort of) – Part III

Dear Readers: Please excuse the interruption of one day in our continuing saga of Alexei Sakhnin.  I had important work to do:  I was busy posting fan fiction in the comment section over on Mark Chapman’s blog, (long story), hence the … Continue reading

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