Tag: Andrei Sakharov

Robert L. Bernstein, publisher of dissidents, champion of dissent, R.I.P.


Robert L. Bernstein, who dominated the publishing industry for more than two decades as the chief executive of Random House, and who helped pry open closed societies around the world… Read more »

Edward Kline, ‘silent partner’ in aiding Soviet dissidents


Democracy advocates are mourning the passing of a modest, unsung but highly effective supporter of Soviet dissidents. Edward Kline, a Yale math major who, bored with the department store chain… Read more »

Proscribing pollster, Kremlin ‘takes control of the narrative’


Russia’s only major independent pollster, the Levada Centre, has been designated as a “foreign agent”, the Russian Justice Ministry said on Monday, two weeks ahead of nationwide parliamentary elections. Foreign… Read more »