Russia

18 June 2018
Long Awaited, Long Feared: Russia to Raise Retirement Age

Population loss and a shrinking workforce are stressing the state’s capacity to maintain the pension system.

 
15 June 2018
Get the Ball Rolling
As the FIFA World Cup kicks off, several countries from TOL's coverage region join host Russia in the running for the gold trophy.
By Tyler Haughn
 
12 June 2018
Russia's AIDS Epidemic Keeps Rising

Government frowns on proven methods such as needle exchanges and opiate substitution.

 
7 June 2018
Former CIA Officer Testifies in Montenegro Coup Plot Trial Premium

Moscow denies lurid allegations of involvement in plot to install pro-Russian government.

 
6 June 2018
What We Know About the Man Accused of Plotting Babchenko’s Murder

The alleged mastermind before the assassination plot targeting the Russian journalist claims that he was a counterintelligence agent – or was he? From Hromadske International.

 
6 June 2018
Russian TV Channel Puts a (Fake) Smile on Kim Jong-un Premium

Despite evidence to the contrary, Russian TV show host vows that North Korean leader’s smile was genuine.

 
5 June 2018
Russia Convicts Ukrainian Journalist of Espionage Premium

Sushchenko case fuels suspicion that journalists on both sides are being manipulated by shadowy operators.

 
30 May 2018
Murder of Russian Journalist Critical of Kremlin Was “Staged” Premium

Arkady Babchenko shows up at press conference one day after reports that he was killed in Kyiv.

 
29 May 2018
Decision Looms for Ukrainian Journalist Accused of Spying on Russia Premium

Prominent defense lawyer Mark Feygin claims Roman Sushchenko could be sent home in a prisoner swap.

 
25 May 2018
EU Lets Gazprom Off Without Fines Premium

Some eastern member countries unhappy with Commission ruling on the dominant player in the continent’s gas market.

 

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