20 September 2018
Russian Gubernatorial Election Overturned

Far Eastern vote marred by ballot-stuffing and other violations, elections chief says.

14 September 2018

Russia is cracking down on minority languages – but a resistance movement is growing.

By Guzel Yusupova
12 September 2018
Inside Russia’s Conspiracy Machine

A new book explores how conspiracy thinking migrated from the margins of Russia’s public sphere to the very core of the country’s political discourse. From openDemocracy.

By Maxim Alyukov
6 September 2018
Rebel Leader’s Killing Puts Ukraine Peace Process on Ice

Moscow and Kyiv trade accusations of blame for assassination of Donetsk separatist chief.

31 August 2018
Washington Calls on Russia to Cease Searches of Ukrainian Ships Premium

Kyiv plans to respond by strengthening naval and other forces in the Azov Sea.

30 August 2018
Putin Walks Back Higher Retirement Age Premium

Pension reform needed, but women should be shielded from its harshest effects, Russian leader says.

24 August 2018
AK-47 Maker Unveils Electric Car Premium

Russia’s renowned arms manufacturer takes a bold step into the consumer market.

21 August 2018
Chechnya Attacks Leave Four Teen Militants Dead Premium

Islamic State says it was behind yesterday’s wave of violence in the Russian republic.

20 August 2018
Silly Season in the Russian Countryside Premium

A minuscule village on the Volga will not after all stage Russia’s first officially-approved gay parade.

16 August 2018
Russian Extremism Law Comes Under Renewed Scrutiny Premium

“Jokes on the internet are not extremism,” says Russian human rights council chairman.



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