Eastern Europe & Russia

12 December 2018
Putin Pays Backhanded Homage to Rights Champion Alexeyeva

Russian leader praises the late activist, defends jailing of her friend as necessary to protect public order.

 
11 December 2018
Beyond Official Statistics: Re-classifying “Informality” in Ukraine

“Informality” in its many forms – from outright corruption to showing gratitude for going above and beyond the call of duty – has something to teach us, and could even serve as a feedback mechanism for public policy.

By Abel Polese
 
11 December 2018
Tymoshenko in DC: I’m Your Woman

The Orange Revolution hero is saddled with a less than pristine image, but so are most other Ukrainian presidential candidates.

 
6 December 2018
UK Freezes Pay-for-Visa Scheme Popular With Russians

Wealthy investors seeking EU residency need not worry – a dozen other countries still issue 'golden visas.'

 
4 December 2018
Ukraine Raids Russian-Affiliated Churches

Recently captured Ukrainian sailors have been sent to Moscow to face charges of illegal border crossing.

 

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