Russia

18 December 2018
In Kaliningrad, You Kant Go Home Again

Many in Russia’s westernmost region would prefer to forget its long history as part of Germany.

 
17 December 2018
If We Can’t Stop Rap, We Must Control It: Putin

Why are Russian musicians being harassed and threatened?

 
13 December 2018
Russian Protectorates Embrace Cryptocurrency

Digital currency could be an alternative to the dollar for wildcat regions in Georgia, Ukraine, and Moldova.

 
12 December 2018
Putin Pays Backhanded Homage to Rights Champion Alexeyeva

Russian leader praises the late activist, defends jailing of her friend as necessary to protect public order.

 
6 December 2018
UK Freezes Pay-for-Visa Scheme Popular With Russians

Wealthy investors seeking EU residency need not worry – a dozen other countries still issue 'golden visas.'

 
4 December 2018
Ukraine Raids Russian-Affiliated Churches

Recently captured Ukrainian sailors have been sent to Moscow to face charges of illegal border crossing.

 
30 November 2018
Ukraine Clamps Down on Russians In Wake of Kerch Strait Incident Premium

Ukraine’s slowly reviving economy could take a serious setback if Russian closure of Azov Sea continues.

 
28 November 2018
Comply or Pay (Tiny) Fine, Russian Watchdog Warns Google Premium

The tech giant is probably not too concerned – yet – about violating Russia’s strict online content laws.

 
27 November 2018
Ukraine Declares Martial Law After Azov Naval Clash Premium

Kyiv denies provoking Russian vessels to open fire, injuring several Ukrainian sailors.

 
21 November 2018
How to Think About Russia Without Putin

'Russia without Putin' is more than a slogan. It’s an analytical claim. From openDemocracy. 

By Karine Clement
 

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