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Posted inEastern Europe & Russia, Regions

The Patriotism of Blowing Whistles

7 January 2002The four-year sentence handed down to environmental whistleblower Grigory Pasko highlights Russians’ confusion over how secrecy and patriotism are defined. It would help if President Putin could make up his own mind. Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has finally succeeded in labeling Grigory Pasko a spy, albeit only a would-be spy. But the […]