Russia

6 May 2016
Russian Orchestra Plays in War-Torn Syria

Symbolic concert honors victims of terrorism, as Russian and Syrian dignitaries look on.

 
6 May 2016
Russia Says Foiled Terrorist Attacks

Security service says arrested Central Asians had been planning major attacks.

 
4 May 2016
RBC Owner Prokhorov Takes Stock After Police Raids

Naming Russians cited in Panama Papers may have been the last straw for the independent media group.

 
29 April 2016
Chemical Attacks Target Russian Dissident Navalny and Memorial Rights Group
Nationalist organization admits its activists were at Memorial incident, denies links to Navalny attack.
 
29 April 2016
Russian Rector Warns of U.S. Threat
New instructions tell academics to encourage their students to avoid contacts with foreigners.
 
29 April 2016
Caribbean Offshore Laundered Stolen Russian Tax Money, Report Claims

The company also bought Rosneft shares from Putin intimate Sergei Roldugin, Panama Papers documents show.

 
27 April 2016
Russian Blogger Charged with Extremism

Internet guru Anton Nossik is charged with hate speech over comments made about Syria.

 
22 April 2016
Bullied Russian Kid Receives Big Support Premium
Local celebrities and even a NASA astronaut respond to mother’s Facebook plea.
 
22 April 2016
Calm Before the Storm? Premium

Counterterrorist operations targeting jihadists in Russia have largely proven successful in the past three years. Still, there are reasons to worry that large-scale terrorism might return.

By Prem Mahadevan
 
22 April 2016
New Press Freedom Index Remains a Depressing Read Premium

Post-Soviet states again do miserably while Poland and Hungary drop down in the rankings.

 

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