Eastern Europe & Russia

14 February 2018
Childless Foreign Couples Flocking to Ukraine

Offering legal surrogacy at affordable prices, the country become a mecca for childless couples from the West.

14 February 2018
The Escort, the Oligarch, and the Kremlin Bigwig

Navalny in trouble with Russian government and Google over video supposedly capturing a hush-hush meeting on a yacht.

13 February 2018
Closed-Door Spy Trial Begins in Belarus

KGB accuses Pavlo Sharoyko of spying for Ukrainian military intelligence.

13 February 2018
Ukraine Deports Saakashvili to Poland

The former Georgian president was unceremoniously hustled out of the country yesterday after weeks of goading the government.

12 February 2018
Protest in Russia's Paper Town
The residents of a corner of Karelia known for its paper mill and its prison are fed up with poor quality housing, inefficient public transport and an unresponsive state — and are trying to do something about it. From openDemocracy.
By Anna Yarovaya


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