Russia

28 July 2017
Wallenberg Family Sues for Access to KGB Files Premium

The truth about the disappearance and death of the heroic Swedish diplomat is shrouded in bureaucratic fog.

 
28 July 2017
Kadyrov Ally Embroiled in Bank Scandal Premium

Speaker of parliament allegedly threatened Sberbank’s Chechen head, who is under suspicion of running a gigantic fraud scheme.

 
27 July 2017
Russia Urges Ukrainians to Visit Their Lost Territory Premium

Is Ukraine actively trying to sabotage Crimea’s tourism business?

 
27 July 2017
Are Russia and Ukraine the Worst Countries for HIV Positives? Premium

UN report finds worrying trend in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, countering global decreases in new cases.

 
25 July 2017
Conditions Eased for Russian Programmer Accused of Inciting Unrest Premium

While one suspect gets temporary relief, lawmakers move to abolish internet anonymity.

 
24 July 2017
An Ideal Conflict on the Dniester
Twenty five years after the end of the war, a resolution to the frozen conflict over Transnistria seems no closer; this situation suits plenty of people at the top just fine. From openDemocracy.
By Vladimir Soloviev
 
21 July 2017
Russian High Court Rules in Favor of Deported Mormons Premium

The church is celebrating a rare legal victory amid increasing official scrutiny of small faith groups.

 
21 July 2017
Russian-Israeli Blogger Sentenced to Three Years in Azerbaijan Premium

Alexander Lapshin admits only to ‘moral guilt’ for ignoring ban on Karabakh entry and criticizing the Azerbaijani leader.

 
20 July 2017
Crowdfunded Russian Satellite Could Outshine the Stars Premium

Mayak’s main purpose is to inspire new generations of space explorers. Some astronomers aren’t amused.

 
19 July 2017
Night at the Metro, Game-of-Thrones Style Premium

The seventh season of the internationally popular television series premiered in a Moscow metro station. 

 

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