Category Archives: Protest in Russia

Is a government just like a business? Not really.

3 July 2016 A day before Australia’s recent election, I replied to someone on Facebook who thought that a country is just like a business, and so you should elect a business person as Prime Minister. I don’t believe this … Continue reading

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Official over-reaction: Pussy Riot again.

I’ve blogged before about Pussy Riot, the all-female Russian punk-rock band, some of whom were arrested and charged with “hooliganism” after five of the members performed an anti-Vladimir Putin song in Moscow’s main Russian Orthodox church cathedral on February 21. … Continue reading

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