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Natalia Antonova

Natalia Antonova is a writer and investigator based in Washington, D.C. Twitter: @NataliaAntonova.

Articles by Natalia Antonova

March 21, 2023 5:30 am

What Happens When Russia’s Criminal Soldiers Come Home

The widespread use of criminals as cannon fodder could transform Russian society for the worse.
Natalia Antonova
January 5, 2023 5:30 am

Why Incels Love Putin

Russian fascism and right-wing chauvinism share an emotional core.
Natalia Antonova
October 6, 2022 5:30 am

Apathy Keeps Russia’s Death Cult Alive

Some Russians embrace their country’s nihilism. Others help maintain it through their resignation and indifference.
Natalia Antonova
June 1, 2022 5:30 am

The ‘Death Cult’ Keeping Russia in Ukraine

Why aren’t Russians more upset over the death toll? Propaganda, censorship, and the mythology of Russia’s ‘glorious dead.’
Natalia Antonova
March 2, 2022 5:30 am

Old Ukraine Is Gone. Ukrainians Carry On.

The country we loved will never be the same. Amid fear, mourning, and hatred, find comfort.
Natalia Antonova
January 28, 2022 5:30 am

The Ghosts of Kyiv and the Shadow of War

Reflections on the spirit of Ukraine’s capital, as worries of a Russian invasion grow.
Natalia Antonova