Eastern Europe & Russia

15 January 2019
As Russia Ends Belarusian Oil Subsidies, Lukashenka Blusters

Cheap Russian oil is a keystone of Belarus’s centrally planned economy.

14 January 2019
To Every Age Its Art
Russian feminists flip the script on classic Soviet films. From Global Voices.
By RuNet Echo
11 January 2019
Third Time’s the Charm for Patriotic Russian War Film

T-34 breaks box office records, while a black comedy about civilians starving in besieged Leningrad is available only on YouTube.

10 January 2019
Germany Listens as Washington Thunders Against Russian Pipeline

Nord Stream 2 builders say project is on schedule, but will the gas find customers?

8 January 2019
Official Paints Dire Picture of Russian Prison Life

Overstressed guards, constant threat of violence the rule, despite falling prison population, deputy prison service chief says.

7 January 2019
Eastern Orthodox Leader Formalizes Split of Ukrainian Orthodox Church

After more than four centuries of allegiance to Moscow, move comes in bid to diminish Russia’s influence in Ukraine.



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