Into the Future

An interview with Anna POLITKOVSKAYA (2005) Index on Censorship took advantage of the presence of Russian — and other one-time … More

In a World of Objects

In spring this year [1992] I returned from 15 months’ living in Moscow, where I set up the first office … More

With Kronid Lyubarsky

With the rights activist (and astrophysicist) in the early 1980s, at a human rights gathering, in Portugal perhaps. Marjorie wrote … More

Two boys

Two boys stand out of my junior school photograph. One was small, wiry and dry. He was learning to play … More

Larisa Bogoraz (1929-2004)

Dissident under the slogan “For Your Freedom and Ours”. “The glory of Soviet science is talked of loudly and at … More

Closed Terrain (2006)

Turkmenistan has been called the Zimbabwe of Central Asia: it is a potentially rich, small country with a very poor … More