The Quarantined Warlord


Russia In The Time Of Coronavirus, Part X


The Kremlin’s Chechen strongman gets infected, adding to the list of top Russian officials afflicted with covid-19. Vladimir Putin postpones both the draft and upcoming military exercises. And amid increased scrutiny that Russia is cooking its numbers of coronavirus infections and deaths, a new report by Novaya Gazeta alleges a widespread campaign in Russia’s regions to suppress information about the virus.

The Power Vertical Podcast’s coverage of Russia in the time of coronavirus continues. We’ve got lots to talk about. So let’s get talking with Maria Snegovaya and Donald N. Jensen.

May 22, 2020