Raid on Theater Director Kirill Serebrennikov Amplifies Russian Campaign To Control Artistic Expression
Russian authorities’ raid on renowned theater and film director Kirill Serebrennikov is demonstrative of an intensifying trend of persecutions of artistic figures the government cannot control. More
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