11 April 2017
Putin Assures South Ossetia of Full Support

The new leader of the South Caucasus breakaway state gets the only endorsement that matters.

7 April 2017
Jehovah’s Witnesses Face Russian Ban

Government argues that refusing blood transfusions is no less dangerous than advocating equal rights for homosexuals. 

6 April 2017
Tightening the RuNet Screws

Russian lawmakers want to ban kids from social media, require ‘real name’ registration. From Global Voices. 

By Kevin Rothrock
4 April 2017
Kyrgyz-Born Man Suspected in St. Petersburg Metro Attack

Poverty and lack of opportunity continue to drive millions of Central Asians to Russia in search of work.

4 April 2017
Somber Mood Darkens Successful Putin-Lukashenka Meeting

The two leaders announced a reset of energy agreements, seemingly ending years of squabbling that has hurt the Belarusian economy.

30 March 2017
Corruption Is Normal, Russian Students Told

A dozen people from Alexei Navalny’s opposition group remain in jail after massive anti-government protests.

30 March 2017
Russia to Step Up Arctic Development

While Putin talks energy projects and security in the far north, Deputy PM Rogozin promises to protect its fragile environment.

28 March 2017
More Discontent in Russia as Truckers Strike

Protest organizers say 10,000 trucks will block roads and disrupt traffic across the country.

27 March 2017
Navalny Claims Russian PM Medvedev Responsible for Protests Across Russia Premium

Unapproved protests were the largest in years, leading to hundreds of arrests. 

24 March 2017
Tips for Russians Traveling Abroad Premium

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.





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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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