Why Pussy Riot Is Scarier Than a Nuclear Attack

In an opinion editorial in The Moscow Times, Alexander Golts, deputy editor of the online newspaper, Yezhednevny Zhurnal, gives his assessment of why Pussy Riot is scarier than a nuclear attack. The Pussy Riot case undoubtedly marks a new stage in Russia's degradation. It is obvious that President Vladimir Putin is attempting to strengthen his authoritarian rule with Russian Orthodox fundamentalism and repression. As a result, Russia's already poor global reputation will only get worse.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012