23 February 2017
Russian High Court Quashes Activist’s Conviction

Ildar Dadin is the only person punished so far under a law that criminalizes excess protesting.

21 February 2017
Trump’s Russian Vanishing Act

The Kremlin denies ordering Russian TV to slash coverage of the U.S. leader.

17 February 2017
Governors’ Resignations Part of ‘Rotation Process,’ Kremlin Says

Regional heads are stepping down as the country gears for elections later this year.

16 February 2017
St. Petersburg Split Over Cathedral Handover

Opponents say decision highlights growing influence of Orthodox Church in Russian life.

15 February 2017
Introducing Trumpology

Flynn’s departure complicates the notion of a radical shift of U.S. policy on Russia, but how likely was that anyway?

By Peter Rutland
15 February 2017
When the Alarm Sounds, Hunker in the Bunker

Does the revival of bunkermania in Russia and America herald a new Cold War?

9 February 2017
Navalny Vows to Fight Fraud Conviction Premium

Putin’s only serious challenger may be forced to sit out next year’s presidential election.

8 February 2017
New Romanov Empire Planned for Equatorial Island Premium

Previous attempts from Putin foe to restore Russia’s last dynasty were dismal failures.

7 February 2017
Disgraced Transplant Surgeon Continues Research in Russia Premium

Once hailed as a pioneer of stem-cell research, Paolo Macchiarini could face criminal charges in Sweden over patient deaths.

7 February 2017
Can Russia Be Remade From Below? Premium

Douglas Rogers' book on the role of oil as a source for state-building in the Perm region suggests more diverse trajectories for Russian political development than commonly assumed.

By Andre Haertel



Moldovan diaries

The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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