Russia

18 August 2017
Ukraine Conspired Against Trump, MP Claims
President’s accusation of a Ukrainian ‘sabotage’ effort apparently based on Politico story.
 
17 August 2017
Ulyukayev Bribery Trial Opens in Moscow

Former minister says Putin associate Igor Sechin played the decoy in a politically-motivated sting operation against him.

 
17 August 2017
Eurasian Union Luster Starts to Fade in Armenia

While Russia remains Armenia’s guarantor of security and most important trading partner, resentment over the hugely unequal relationship is growing. From JAMnews. 

By Naira Hayrumyan
 
16 August 2017
Kyiv Protests Kerch Strait Closure

The project to link Russia to Crimea is on schedule, Russian engineers say.

 
15 August 2017
Alexei Navalny and the Moral Pillars of Democracy
Will the restoration of democratic institutions in Russia usher in a liberal paradise? The answer could very well be 'no.' From openDemocracy.
By William Echols
 
14 August 2017
Embattled Theater Director Trapped In Russia

Kirill Serebrennikov has seen his funding cut and a controversial ballet axed, and could soon be charged with swindling the state out of millions.

 
14 August 2017
Steamy Biopic of Russian Saint-Emperor Gets Go-Ahead

A film about the love affair between the canonized last czar and a ballerina is finally bound for cinemas after months of debate.

 
11 August 2017
Russian Journalist Found Guilty of Extremism

Prosecutors said Aleksandr Sokolov and three other accused ex-People’s Will Army members wanted to bring down the government.

 
8 August 2017
Uzbek Journalist Wins Reprieve in Court

European bodies add their voices to fears for Khudoberdy Nurmatov’s life if he is deported to Uzbekistan.

 
Akhtem Chiygoz
8 August 2017
Crimean Tatar Leader’s Trial Nears Conclusion

Tatars and human rights groups say Russia has systematically targeted the community over its loyalty to Ukraine.

 

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