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Putin's Russia: Punks, priests and provocation (part 2)

For a musician, winning an endorsement from international stars like Madonna and the Red Hot Chili Peppers is something of a dream come true. But instead of embracing global stardom, the all-girl Russian punk outfit Pussy Riot are facing jail. Laura Baines and her panel discuss the state of freedom of speech in Russia.

  • Inga WATERLOT, Head of the Russia service, RFI;
  • Nina ZAKHARINA-BEREZNER, Member of "Russie Libertés";
  • George-Frederick JEWSBURY, Historian & Associate Researcher at CERCEC (Research Center for Russia, Center Europe and Caucas);
  • Dmitry BABICH, Political Analyst and Journalist "Voice of Russia".

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    Programme prepared and produced by Wassim Nasr, sara Bertilsson and Mary Colombel

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2017-07-20 Europe

Polish democracy under threat? EU warns Warsaw over judicial independence

Alarm bells are ringing across Europe as the balance of power changes in Poland. The lower house of parliament has passed a bill allowing the dismissal of Supreme Court justices,...

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2017-07-19 Americas

'Let it fail': Trump's hands-off approach to governing

Six months into his presidency, there's no denying Donald Trump has brought a very different way of governing to the White House. Like his reality TV shows, it's a drama that...

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2017-07-18 Asia-pacific

Tightening the screws: The two faces of Xi Jinping's China

He's already China's most powerful president in decades, so why does Xi Jinping seem to be tightening his grip even further? The strict measures include the treatment of Nobel...

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2017-07-17 Americas

Downward spiral: How to break Venezuela's impasse?

In Venezuela, the downward spiral seems unstoppable. On Sunday, the opposition organised a plebiscite, drawing a mass turnout and a resounding "no" to constitutional change....

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2017-07-13 Donald Trump

Trump in Paris: America's new place in the world

It's a two-day Parisian getaway that includes dinner and a show. After getting down to business at the Elysée Palace, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron are off to dinner at a...

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