Author Archives: DemDigest

Russia’s Night Wolves: ‘Victory Roads’ boosts Kremlin sharp power


  The Night Wolves Motorcycle Club, an infamous nationalist Russian gang funded by the Kremlin, was spotted in Europe on Monday, Newsweek reports:  As hundreds gathered to attend a parade… Read more »

Putin’s Ukraine war is ‘turning Russia into a failed state’


Pro-democracy Russians who reject the totalitarian Putin regime are doing what they can to help Ukraine liberate all occupied territories and restore its territorial integrity. We are also planning for the… Read more »

In Nigeria’s consequential election, youth swell support of presidential hopeful


“This is a consequential election,” said @NEDemocracy‘s @DamonMacWilson. “What happens here matters; it first of all matters to #Nigeria but it can have a real impact on the development of… Read more »

Russia sought to impose autocracy on Ukraine – now it’s discrediting populism


A former commander in the Russian mercenary Wagner Group is seeking asylum in Norway, the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration told the Associated Press on Monday. The man, whom it identified as Andrey Medvedev,… Read more »