‘Last Free Mayor In Putin’s Russia’ Steps Down: The Question Is Why – Analysis

Eurasia Review


By Maria Chernova and Robert Coalson*

(RFE/RL) -- On January 10, the popular mayor of the eastern Siberian city of Yakutsk, Sardana Avksentyeva, wrote on social media that she was submitting her resignation because “my family is seriously worried about my health.”

“I have to admit that I can no longer work...

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