Christopher Miller

Christopher Miller


Correspondent, @RFERL, covering Ukraine, Russia, Belarus. Bylines with @POLITICOEurope @guardian @TheTimes @TheAtlantic @CNN & more millerjchristopher@gmail.com

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The US Says Alexander Lukashenko Is Not The Legitimate President Of Belarus via @BuzzFeedNews 

@BuzzFeedNews  A Cop Was Charged With Firing Into Breonna Taylor's Neighbor's Apartment. No One Was Charged With Actually Killing Her. via @ambiej 

🤔 For reasons unknown, @TwitterSupport  has temporarily restricted the English-language account of @nexta_tv , whose Russian-language@telegram  channel with 2 million+ followers has been a vital source of protest news and organizing tool for activists.

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Amazing video. A taxi driver saves a Belarusian protester being chased by club-wielding riot police.

UPDATE: More info on the runner in the video from @tutby  : He's an 18-year-old university student who was protesting with friends. Taxi driver saw him running and yelled, "Come on! " The driver didn't charge a fare or take money for light damage to the car.

New: In unusual statement, Putin proposes Russia and the US “reboot our relations in the field of security.” He asks “to exchange, in a mutually acceptable format, guarantees of non-intervention into internal affairs...including into electoral processes.”

“Many a New Yorker has fantasized about kicking back with a cold beer in a prime piece of Manhattan real estate — especially one this close to good transportation. But few would have the chutzpah to commandeer a secret room beneath Grand Central Terminal.”

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Three(!) Russian doctors have fallen from windows in the past two weeks. Latest was Dr. Aleksandr Shulepov, who fell out of a hospital window and is in critical condition. He had made a video complaining about being forced to work while sick with COVID-19.

Kateryna Handzyuk was a fearless activist who fought against police corruption in Ukraine. Then she was attacked with acid. For the last 3 months she fought for her life from a hospital bed. Today, she succumbed to her wounds. She was 33.

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From Volker advisor & State official Chris Anderson’s opening statement: When Russia attacked Ukrainian military vessels heading to Mariupol, State quickly prepared a statement condemning Russia for its escalation but top officials in the White House blocked it from being issued.

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