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Loopy billionaires, historians, war, truthfulness

by Edward Steen, Vienna, September 19, 2023 The Medicis would have felt at home in this strange century. Money and power remain central. But the...

Poison vs opinion – the Putin way

by Elena Kostyuchenko of Meduza, Russia My reporting on the invasion of Ukraine led to an assassination order being issued – and then came the...

AEJ – THE WEEK

by Edward Steen, Secretary-General. Vienna, April 30, 2023 There is too much news, for me and no doubt for you too, loyal readers and colleagues... ...

Kara-Mursa faces Stalinist 25 years sentence

by Edward Steen, Vienna, April 18, 2023 Putin's latest unendurably cynical blow to the human spirit was delivered yesterday by sentencing to 25 years the...

WSJ reporter feted and free press defended

by Edward Steen, Secretary-General, Vienna, April 18, 2023 The Wall Street Journal reports that  Lynne Tracy, the newly-appointed U.S. ambassador to Russia, visited the WSJ's...

Can Ukraine destroy Putin? The case for optimism.

When the US government offered to help Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky evacuate as Russia was attacking Kyiv, Zelensky responded: "The fight is here. I...

RSF protests against new Ukraine restrictions on reporters

by Edward Steen, Vienna, March 23, 2023 In a war it's rare to find anything like complete freedom (or truthfulness) of information from either side....

UK govt planned to allow Wagner SLAPP against BBC

by Edward Steen, Vienna March 21, 2023 Putin’s private, sanctioned warlord, Yevgeny Prigozhin, 61, ex-jailbird, hot-dog salesman,  now billionaire founder of the murderous Wagner Group, ...

UN testimony on Russia playing the victim in Ukraine

Testimony to UN Security Council on Russian hate speech By Timothy Snyder Evidence to UN Security Council session on 14/03/23 called by Russian Federation to discuss...

Orbán’s latest assault on Hungarian journalists

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and his ruling Fidesz party have spent years turning Hungary’s media environment into their playground — not through outright repression,...

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