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Moscow bureau chief for @nytimes . Formerly with @washingtonpost & @WSJ in Moscow, Berlin and New York. anton.troianovski @nytimes .com

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Anton Troianovski
a year ago
On the eve of elections, Putin’s Russia is at a new apogee of authoritarianism, coated in a patina of comfortable stability. With @SergeyPonomarev , a story about traveling from the Arctic to Chechnya, 3,000 miles from north to south:
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Katrin Bennhold
2 days ago
“A very dangerous war.” A prickly chancellor calls himself a “strong” leader who does “a lot” for Ukraine. But in an interview with The Times he still refuses to send German battle tanks to help Ukraine break through Russian defensive lines. My report:
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3 days ago
“We have reindeer herders, hunters, fishermen — we have so few of them anyway,” the chairman of the Yukaghir council of elders said. “But they are the ones being drafted most of all.”
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3 days ago
Details on the chaos of Russia's draft: Indigenous groups in the Arctic plead for exceptions; men stay off the streets; businesses sound the alarm.
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4 days ago
An activist in Yakutsk described draftees being taken by airplane out of remote Arctic villages. “They have planted panic and fear everywhere.” On the day the war came to Russia, with ⁦ @VALERIEinNYT ⁩ ⁦ @INechepurenko ⁩ & Alina Lobzina
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5 days ago
"A woman from Dagestan, one of Russia’s poorest regions, who had already lost one of her sons in the war with Ukraine, told a New York Times reporter that three buses carrying newly mobilized soldiers had left her town."
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Valerie Hopkins
5 days ago
Some scenes from across Russia a day after Moscow escalated its war effort by announcing the mobilization of up to 300,000 more soldiers:
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Anton Troianovski
6 days ago
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz tells the Times: “It’s obvious that Putin does not know how to get out of this … He’s misguided, he underestimated the situation and he’s desperate.” With @kbennhold
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The New York Times
6 days ago
The war in Ukraine and Brittney Griner's detention haven't stopped dozens of American men — and at least one American woman — from going to Russia to play basketball. "You can’t make decisions based off of what the general society says," one player said.
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Ellen Barry
9 days ago
After the 2017 Women's March, Russian trolls began testing out narratives critical of the movement. They posed as Black women alienated from white feminism. As conservative women. As jeering men. Then they found a far more effective line of attack.
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Anton Troianovski
9 days ago
Pugacheva has been a superstar since the 1970s, and the Times in 2000 described her as “the goddess of Russian pop, Moscow’s Tina Turner with a hint of Edith Piaf, whose songs have given voice to the yearnings of millions.”
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9 days ago
Just this month, the Kremlin's spokesman described her in positive terms and noted that Pugacheva and Putin “know each other and have met more than once.” In 2014, Putin awarded her the Order for Merit to the Fatherland.
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