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The Russian trolling Putin

30 days ago   |   By Politico

MOSCOW - Crossing swords with Russia's ruthless President Vladimir Putin is not for the lily-livered: Even imprisonment could be a blessing compared with the possibility of being poisoned by nerve agents or radioactive polonium.
It's even more impressive then that one of the Kremlin's fiercest critics today is a writer suffering from incurable spinal muscular atrophy and confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life. A Russian dissident version of Stephen Hawking, the 27-year-old Alexander Gorbunov - who tweets under the provocative handle StalinGulag as a way of trolling the Kremlin...
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