News in Review ​Enemies of the State: Silencing Dissent in Russia

News in Review ​Enemies of the State: Silencing Dissent in Russia

Russia is in the throes of an old-fashioned crackdown on suspected enemies of the state. The secret police are spying on their own and accusing them of being traitors. Many ordinary Russians are being swept up in this manhunt and jailed on bogus charges of high treason. The CBC’s Susan Ormiston met with one family in the midst of a legal battle to get their father and husband back. And she talked with a renegade team of lawyers who are risking everything as they fight for justice.

  • 2016
  • 00:12:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/13/2016
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