Eastern Europe & Russia

30 September 2016
New Report Documents ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ in Crimea

IHPR points to evidence of enforced disappearance, torture and murder in Russian-annexed Crimea, as well as the forcible displacement of tens of thousands. 

 
30 September 2016
Chinese Top Belarus List of Foreign Workers

More and more Chinese are working in Minsk and beyond, as Beijing extends over $5 billion in loans to fund major Belarusian projects.

 
29 September 2016
Israeli President Criticized for Repeating ‘Soviet Myth’ of Babi Yar at Ukraine’s Commemorations

Ukraine’s involvement in the WWII massacre and how to honor all the victims remains a contentious topic. 

 
28 September 2016
Russia Outrages Romanians with Measly Donation to Buy Brancusi Statue

The 100 euro donation, and a video accompanying it, brought back memories of a Romanian treasure yet to be returned from Moscow. 

 
28 September 2016
Russian Investigative Journalist Beaten in Siberia

Grigory Pasko, who teaches investigative techniques, was denounced as a ‘spy,’ ‘traitor,’ and ‘foreign agent’ ahead of his arrival in Altai for a seminar. 

 

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