18 April 2019
The Attempted Telegram Ban – One Year Later
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

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

15 April 2019
Domestic Violence Victim Wins Case Against Russia at UN
Number of domestic violence complaints in Russia skyrocketed since decriminalization law passed in 2017.
Russian icebreaker
11 April 2019
Putin Outlines Arctic Expansion Plans
Russia is consolidating its position as the major commercial and military power in the far north.

Russia is consolidating its position as the major commercial and military power in the far north.

WTO headquarters
9 April 2019
Russia Wins Landmark ‘National Security’ Ruling at WTO

Decision could undermine Washington’s rationale for slapping tariffs on close allies.

4 April 2019
Lithuania Jails Accused Russian Spy

Verdict comes days after the latest sentence in a major Russian case linked to 2016 hack of U.S. Democratic Party.

2 April 2019
Moscow Uncompromising About Crimea in the Wake of Ukrainian Elections
Russian authorities rounded up dozens of Crimean Tatar activists in a show of strength ahead of the Ukrainian vote.
29 March 2019
Siberian Region Bans Migrant Workers Premium

Ban in Sakha Republic is unrelated to recent unrest over a rape blamed on Central Asian migrants, officials say.

28 March 2019
How Ordinary Crimeans Helped Russia Annex Their Home
Five years on, the role of local people in Russia’s annexation of Crimea has been underestimated. Yet their help was vital in seizing the peninsula for Russia. From openDemocracy.
By Olga Zeveleva
28 March 2019
Russian Courts Throw Cold Water on Chinese Baikal Project Premium

Authorities faced stiff local opposition to plan to bottle lake water for the Chinese market.




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