Useful counsel from the Foreign Ministry: avoid racial slurs, don’t insult an Uzbek’s mother, and above all do not raise your eyebrows while in Britain.
Police chief says exiled former Duma MP Denis Voronenkov was likely the victim of a contract killing.
Don’t make Russia’s anti-Kremlin opposition angry, because you wouldn’t like it when it’s angry. From Global Voices.
Reports say four-year scheme channeled $20 billion, maybe much more, on a wild ride from Russia to Moldova to Latvia.
Vehicles participating in the Yekaterinburg tournament were safety-proofed to prevent accidents.
A newly launched business association will try to navigate between Islamic law and Russian legislation.
The world watched, and watched, and watched.
Attitudes toward the Jewish past are changing in Ukraine and Russia, but old ways of thought cling on.
Eastern church adopts Irish saint, other Western martyrs, and mystics. Could this be the end of the Great Schism?
Restrictions on missionary work imposed by recent anti-terror laws mean that religious minorities now potentially face jail or fines for practicing their faith in Russia. From Global Voices.
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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.