“The main tool of management is fear”: how this Russian city became a test site for political prosecution

Published on: 22 February 2021 Written by: Polina Efimova All articles by: Polina Efimova

On 18 February, the first Russian citizen was convicted of working for a foreign “undesirable organisation” in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don. As Polina Efimova reports, the city has a notorious track record of political prosecutions.

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