12 June 2019
The Penthouse Family
How relatives of Moscow’s deputy mayor earned billions of rubles on city contracts, amassing a fortune in real estate. From Meduza.
By Ivan Golunov
4 June 2019
No Privacy on Russian Tinder
Tinder is now required to share user data with Russian authorities. From Global Voices.
By Alexey Kovalev
22 May 2019
Once Upon a Time in Kyiv

Ukraine struggles in a web of fairy tales spun by its eastern neighbour.

By Peter Gross
8 May 2019
New Russian Documentary Brings the Horrors of the Gulag to the YouTube Generation

Yuri Dud’s documentary has garnered millions of views in days. From Global Voices.

By Alexey Kovalev
3 May 2019
Russian Oil Pinch Eases Premium

Pipeline operator Transneft says crude was deliberately contaminated.

30 April 2019
Russian Military Spending Falls for Second Year Premium

Russia still pumps more economic output into defense spending than almost any other country.

26 April 2019
Contamination Halts Flow of Russian Oil to Europe Premium
Clean oil could begin flowing by 29 April, unblocking supplies to Polish and German refineries.
25 April 2019
Ukraine Condemns Putin’s Donbas Citizenship Offer Premium

Kremlin move could deflect new Ukrainian president’s calls for face to face peace talks.

18 April 2019
The Attempted Telegram Ban – One Year Later Premium
The channels of this popular messaging app became the go-to place for Russian political gossip and leaks – and a threat to Vladimir Putin.
By Dan Tran
18 April 2019
Russian Death Squad in Custody, Ukraine Spy Chief Claims Premium

Dramatic announcement could boost Petro Poroshenko’s standing days before the presidential runoff.




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