Ilya Lozovsky, Washington Post

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Past articles by Ilya:

Ivan Golunov was detained. Russian journalists are mobilizing to save him.

Ivan Golunov was sentenced to house arrest rather than detention pending his trial, a minor but important victory cheered by his supporters. → Read More

Putin’s Troops March For Moscow’s Neverending Victory

Russia's annual May 9 military parade hasn’t changed since Soviet times. → Read More

What Kind of Putin Will the Next U.S. President Face?

Putin the mythmaker will always benefit from an isolated Russia. → Read More

Freedom by the Numbers

Freedom House’s index of freedom in the world is flawed — but the story it tells is indispensable. → Read More

An Ominous Opening for Venezuela’s New Parliament

As Venezuela's victorious opposition enters parliament, it's clear that there's trouble ahead. → Read More

Argentina Finds Its Voice on Human Rights

Look for Argentina’s new president to get tough on Cuba and Venezuela. → Read More

It Is, By Far, The Worst Time to Be a Turkish Journalist

A doctor on trial for comparing President Erodgan to Gollum is only the most visible example of Ankara's growing crackdown on freedom of expression. → Read More

Don’t Call It a Jihadist Insurgency — Yet

The U.N. mission in Mali is mistaking aggrieved cattle-herders and bandits on motorbikes for an Islamist menace. Here’s why it matters that they get it… → Read More

Can Washington Stop Doing Dumb Democracy Promotion, Please?

President Obama once said: “Don’t do stupid shit.” USAID’s new director should take heed. → Read More

Still Under Curfew, Tunis Goes Quiet

Since the bus bombing that struck Tunis in late November, the city has been under strict curfew. Here's what it's like. → Read More

Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, December 7, 2015

To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez explains how Venezuela’s President Maduro lost the empire of propaganda he… → Read More

I’m a Russian-born American Jew. I’m heartbroken that my people have so little sympathy for Syrian refugees.

Barely a generation ago, we, too, were unwelcome on these shores. → Read More

South Africa’s Tough Lessons on Migrant Policy

South Africa tried to be generous with its refugee policies. The outcome was not good. Here’s what Europe — and the U.S. — can learn. → Read More

Why Tunisia Absolutely, Totally Deserves the Nobel Peace Prize

Almost all the countries of the Arab Spring are mired in conflict or are moving back toward authoritarianism. There is, however, one remarkable exception --… → Read More

Central Asia’s Island of Democracy is Sinking

Next week’s elections lay bare the failure of Kyrgyzstan’s revolutionary dream. → Read More

Cards Against Humanitarians

How a satirical card game is skewering the international development industry — and raising uncomfortable critiques of the global development agenda. → Read More

The Spirit of Lviv

How Ukraine’s most European city forged a popular movement against corruption and bad governance. → Read More

Burma’s Political Establishment Is at War With Itself

Burma's ruling USDP party was originally created to enshrine military rule -- but now it's starting to crash with the generals. → Read More

Misha’s Mission Impossible

The former Georgian president takes on Ukraine’s most corrupt region. He’s got his work cut out for him. → Read More

‘We Are Not Afraid’

“Today the main disease of Uzbek society is fear,” says Kudrat Bobojonov, an Uzbekistani journalist exiled in Sweden. “Our group aims to deliver people from… → Read More