Russia

12 July 2018
Serious Fun

Slowly but surely, activists across Eastern Europe and Eurasia are learning how games can change the minds and hearts of their fellow citizens.

By George Leech
 
10 July 2018
Russia and Croatia Take World Cup Spotlight

Host country left the tournament after unexpectedly successful performance, while  its victorious opponent, Croatia, found itself surrounded by a number of controversies. 

 
10 July 2018
Temporarily “Home”

A personal story of domestic violence illustrates the value of housing for the victims, but Moldova still has far to go before the country reaches European standards in tackling the problem.

By Victoria Borta
 
2 July 2018
Russia, Belarus, and Turkmenistan Among Worst Human Trafficking Offenders in the World

U.S. State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons report can result in penalties limiting access to international assistance.

 
29 June 2018
Anxious Days on the Azov Sea

Russia deploys more naval ships and steps up stop-and-search of Ukrainian cargo vessels.

 
25 June 2018
Russian Private University Loses Accreditation Premium

The Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences’ reputation as a liberal stronghold might be the reason behind the move.

 
18 June 2018
Long Awaited, Long Feared: Russia to Raise Retirement Age Premium

Population loss and a shrinking workforce are stressing the state’s capacity to maintain the pension system.

 
15 June 2018
Get the Ball Rolling Premium
As the FIFA World Cup kicks off, several countries from TOL's coverage region join host Russia in the running for the gold trophy.
By Tyler Haughn
 
12 June 2018
Russia's AIDS Epidemic Keeps Rising Premium

Government frowns on proven methods such as needle exchanges and opiate substitution.

 
7 June 2018
Former CIA Officer Testifies in Montenegro Coup Plot Trial Premium

Moscow denies lurid allegations of involvement in plot to install pro-Russian government.

 

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