podcast The Siberian teenager accused of “terrorism” spent 11 months in prison. In this podcast, Benoît Vitkine, a reporter from Le Monde in Moscow, portrays a portrait of Vladimir Poutine of authoritarian Russia, ready to do anything to suppress opposition, no matter how young they are.
Nikita Uvarov, accused of “terrorism” by the Russian security services, was detained in the Siberian town of Kansk after he posted an anti-system poster in June 2020. He was only 14 years old. For 11 months, he was not allowed to see his mother and risked life imprisonment. Its story tells a lot about Vladimir Putin’s autocratic Russia and a young man seeking escape.
Benoît Vitkine, correspondent world In Moscow, went to Kansk and met with Nikita’s entourage. In this episode of the podcast “L’Heure du Monde”, he traced the story of this teenager in a country where repression is increasing.
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