Russia

25 May 2018
Estonia, Russia Exchange Tough Talk on Border Treaty Premium

Russia will not ratify the treaty until Estonian leaders stop their “Russophobic rhetoric,” Russia’s embassy in Tallinn fumes.

 
24 May 2018
Russia Suspected in New Cyberattack on Ukraine Premium

FBI says it hobbled the attack, but researchers warn it may not be over; Dutch police accuse Russia in MH17 shootdown.

 
23 May 2018
Under No Illusions

As new textbooks on Russian history, close to the Kremlin playbook, are rolled out in the country’s high schools, some teachers make clear that they are not so easily fooled.

By Wasse Jonkhans
 
22 May 2018
Russian Big-City Mayor Quits in Protest Premium
The popular, controversial Yevgeny Roizman is one of few regional politicians willing to take on the ruling establishment.
 
21 May 2018
Films from Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia Clean Up at Cannes

A Kazakh actress and a Polish director win prestigious awards at the film festival; other films from region explore sensitive social issues.

 
18 May 2018
Ukraine Accuses RIA Novosti Editor of Treason

Authorities say the Russian state news agency participates in the Kremlin’s “hybrid information war.”

 
17 May 2018
European Lobbying Could Save Russian Industrial Giant
Complaints from European governments and multinationals apparently persuaded White House to take a second look at sanctions against Oleg Deripaska’s Rusal.
 
16 May 2018
Russia Crows Over Crimean Bridge Opening

Engineering feat will simplify life in Russian-controlled peninsula, but will also likely worsen relations with Kyiv.

 
15 May 2018
Was Skripal Still Spying?

Czech official gets fired over statements on Novichok, as reports suggest Sergei Skripal briefed Western intelligence agencies on Russian spying activities.

 
11 May 2018
Moscow Region Chokes on Noxious Landfill Fumes Premium

Two officials face charges in one town as protests against bad air from other dumps run on.

 

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