21 November 2017
Russia Confirms Radiation Incident

Source of radioactive cloud that spread as far as France in September has not yet been identified.

20 November 2017
How to Lose Friends and Alienate Muslim Voters
Barbie Hijab comment highlights why some Russian activists don’t support presidential hopeful Navalny. From Global Voices.
By Christopher Moldes
17 November 2017
LA Museum of Cold War Art to Reopen

Collection’s new home was originally built to withstand Soviet atomic bombs.

16 November 2017
Rosneft Boss A No-Show at Trial of Russian Ex-Minister

The former top Putin aide was central in the arrest of the former economy minister, but has not appeared to testify at his trial. 

16 November 2017
Putin Talks With Donbas Leaders

Possible prisoner swap with Kyiv discussed in phone talks; Kremlin dismisses Washington’s reported peacekeeping plan.

14 November 2017
U.S. Media Brace for Russian Retaliation

Lawmakers, media regulator said close to imposing stricter rules on foreign media and ‘undesirables.’

10 November 2017
Georgian, Russian Church Leaders Discuss Abkhaz Schism

Georgia and Russia have no diplomatic relations, but their Orthodox churches remain on friendly terms.

7 November 2017
1917: What Is There to Celebrate?

Mostly Russians are ignoring the messy question of what happened back then, and even Vladimir Putin can’t come up with a consistent narrative.

By Olga Malinova and Peter Rutland
7 November 2017
Russian Media, Kremlin Keep Mum on Revolution Centennial

In rare comment on Soviet terror, Putin says it served no higher national purpose.

2 November 2017
Scientists Probe Baikal Seal Deaths Premium

The die-off of the unique animals is bringing overfishing, pollution and other pressing environmental issues into focus.



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