Russia

23 February 2018
Russian Workers Offered 1m Rubles to Take Jobs in Far East

Can a few thousand workers and settlers reverse the region’s devastating population loss?

 
14 February 2018
The Escort, the Oligarch, and the Kremlin Bigwig

Navalny in trouble with Russian government and Google over video supposedly capturing a hush-hush meeting on a yacht.

 
13 February 2018
Ukraine Deports Saakashvili to Poland

The former Georgian president was unceremoniously hustled out of the country yesterday after weeks of goading the government.

 
12 February 2018
Protest in Russia's Paper Town
The residents of a corner of Karelia known for its paper mill and its prison are fed up with poor quality housing, inefficient public transport and an unresponsive state — and are trying to do something about it. From openDemocracy.
By Anna Yarovaya
 
8 February 2018
Latvian Citizen Accused of Spying for Russia

Senior Russian lawmaker confirms deployment of ballistic missiles in Kaliningrad.

 
6 February 2018
Russian Agents Swoop on Dagestan Officials

Latest arrests seem to be part of a purge of the notoriously anarchic republic’s top brass.

 
2 February 2018
Beetles Chomp Down Belarusian, Polish Forests Premium

The infestation is but one symptom of a pestilence spreading across the northern hemisphere.

 
2 February 2018
The Search For a New World Order, Then and Now Premium
A century later, Woodrow Wilson would be aghast at the lack of community among nations.
By Peter Rutland
 
1 February 2018
The Puzzle of Washington’s Russian Billionaire List Premium
The Trump administration’s list of rich and powerful Russians released this week has led to an outbreak of head-scratching on both sides of the Atlantic.
 
29 January 2018
Russians Vent Anger Over Presidential Vote Premium

A few dozen protesters detained in Moscow and St. Petersburg; larger numbers held in provincial cities.

 

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