Anna Nemtsova, The Daily Beast

Anna Nemtsova

The Daily Beast

Russian Federation

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Recent:
  • The Daily Beast
Past:
  • Rolling Stone
  • Al Jazeera English

Recent articles by Anna:

Putin Moves to Crush Russian Artists Speaking Out on Ukraine War

“I look around and I cannot find anything left of my favorite free theater,” one director said. “There is not a single acute play left in the repertoires of Moscow theaters.” → Read More

Putin’s Managed to Enrage His Last Supporters in Ukraine

The Kremlin was convinced Russia would sweep through Ukraine because they had so many friendly faces and pro-Moscow assets in place. Not anymore. → Read More

This Is Where Ukraine’s Legendary Female War Reporters Are Taking a Breather

A haven with ocean views on the coast of Portugal has become a tiny but essential refuge for the brave women covering the war in Ukraine. → Read More

Putin’s Nuke-Happy Space Man Is Going Totally Off the Rails

Russian space chief and hardcore Putin loyalist Dmitry Rogozin’s nuclear threats are getting more unhinged by the day. → Read More

'I Was Strangled and Couldn't Breathe.' Russian Opposition Leader Says Moscow Police Tortured Him

“We had been choked politically, our opposition leaders were poisoned, imprisoned, killed. And there I was, being actually strangled to death,” Dmitry Androsov tells Rolling Stone → Read More

Russians Have Already Committed So Many War Crimes, It Will Take Years to Tally Them All up

Even the forensic pathologists are in tears in Ukraine, where the scale of the atrocities carried out by the Russians is too huge to calculate. → Read More

The Sneaky Way Russians Are Still Slamming Putin

Russian artists are taking to the streets of their cities to blast the war in Ukraine, one masterpiece at a time. → Read More

'We Have to Run': Inside the Exodus of Moscow

Even Moscow’s most determined, most outspoken, most optimistic people have decided to go: “Everything we hoped for is falling apart, all our dreams” → Read More

Putin’s ‘Puppet’ in Ukraine Is an Anti-U.S. Troll Loving All the Drama

The pro-Russia politician had a lot to tell The Daily Beast about his newfound fame and his feelings about America. → Read More

Ukrainians Vow to Fight Putin Ahead of Potential Russian Invasion

The students and artists of Kharkiv are embracing their history and sticking it to the Russian president → Read More

Russian Dissident Snatched Hours After Daily Beast Interview About His Entire Family Being Kidnapped

Human rights lawyer who was tortured by the Chechen regime told The Daily Beast his extended family was kidnapped to try and shut him up. Then he was taken too. → Read More

Putin Gets Early Christmas Gift as Ukraine Cowers From War

Kyiv has granted one of Moscow’s greatest desires and charged its pro-European ex-president with treason. → Read More

Convent School Hit by Russian Teen Bomber Was Slammed as a ‘Hellish Place’

The former student accused of detonating the bomb was reportedly motivated “by his hatred of the teachers and nuns.” → Read More

A COVID Mega-Surge on Top of Putin’s War Is Creating Hell on Earth

Ukraine’s COVID crisis is proving to be even more deadly than the war that has been dragging on for seven years. → Read More

Putin Ushers in New Cold War Era by Severing Russia’s NATO Link

After decades of cooperation, the rollercoaster Moscow-NATO relationship is ending with a crash. What happens next? → Read More

The Moms Selling Creepy Photos of Young Ballerinas Online

An obsession with publicly celebrating the athletic feats of young dancers and gymnasts in Russia is tipping over to the dark side. → Read More

Why Putin’s Desperate Push for More Russian Babies Will Fail

Putin’s been desperate to curb Russia’s population crisis by encouraging citizens to have more kids. But experts say that’s a pipe dream. → Read More

Swastikas, Bullets, and Beatings: Russian Women Face Chaos to Run for Office

Election season for these women is a war worth fighting. → Read More

Moscow Court Bans Navalny Opposition Group in Shocking Anti-Dissent Ruling

On Wednesday, a Moscow court officially ruled that Aleksei Navalny’s opposition group is an “extremist” organization. The implications of this historic decision will be chilling. → Read More

The Lavish Lives of the Kremlin’s Ultra-Rich Daughters

These Russian A-listers are reveling in the splendors and privileges that come with having powerful and well-connected fathers who run the country. → Read More