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Edward Slavsquat is a moniker sometimes used by Riley Waggaman, an American writer and journalist based in Moscow. He contributes to Anti-Empire and Russian Faith, and previously worked for Press TV, RT and Russia Insider.

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A doe-eyed Slavsquat, before the COVID Troubles


Edward Slavsquat 
Moscow-based writer