Podcast: COVID-19 And The 'Dictatorship Of Law'
There are dire warnings from human rights groups who are concerned that, globally, governments may use the coronavirus pandemic as a pretext to crack down on dissent -- or crack down further. Is that what the Kremlin is doing? Or are legal actions linked to COVID-19 likely to be temporary? And has the health crisis brought any letup in unrelated prosecutions? RFE/RL senior correspondent Robert Coalson joins host Steve Gutterman to discuss.