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.

 
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.

 
30 November 2018
Ukraine Clamps Down on Russians In Wake of Kerch Strait Incident

Ukraine’s slowly reviving economy could take a serious setback if Russian closure of Azov Sea continues.

 
28 November 2018
Comply or Pay (Tiny) Fine, Russian Watchdog Warns Google

The tech giant is probably not too concerned – yet – about violating Russia’s strict online content laws.

 
27 November 2018
Ukraine Declares Martial Law After Azov Naval Clash

Kyiv denies provoking Russian vessels to open fire, injuring several Ukrainian sailors.

 
21 November 2018
How to Think About Russia Without Putin

'Russia without Putin' is more than a slogan. It’s an analytical claim. From openDemocracy. 

By Karine Clement
 
16 November 2018
Donors Rally to Aid Feisty Russian Magazine Premium

Hit with one of the biggest fines ever imposed on a news outlet, New Times was on the verge of closure.

 
15 November 2018
Russian Lawmaker Blasts Minimum Income as ‘Genocide’

Communist deputy embarrassed Saratov region governor into firing official who claimed pensioners could eat well on a pittance.

 
13 November 2018
Navalny Prevented From Leaving Russia

The opposition figure planned to attend ECHR hearing on his complaint against Kremlin harassment.

 

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