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Reading on Russia Roundup #6

A short compilation for a busy week.

The Levada Center evaluates the potential for protests in its latest press release.

The European Union prides itself on its commitment to free expression, except apparently when a documentarian diverges from the official line bashing Russia. Then silencing dissent becomes the “responsible” response, as Gilbert Doctorow explains.

The recent decision by NATO to send four armed battalions to the Baltic States and Poland as a preemptive move against potential Russian aggression could lead to a dangerous escalation in hostilities, according to this opinion piece by Artem Kureev. I also highly recommend you listen to this podcast.

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