The image, captured in Moscow, is a stark reminder that tyranny has spread its wings the world over.
Whether you’re living in Greece, the Peoples’ Republic of communist China, oligarch Russia or the democratic United States of America makes no difference. The battle between David and Goliath is being fought on many fronts and in many nations.
I see this little bicycle weave through the crowd and stop in front of the troops. He stood there for a few minutes. I’m not sure why.
-Julia Ioffe, Moscow Correspondent for the New Yorker