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

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

4 April 2019
Lithuania Jails Accused Russian Spy Premium

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 Premium
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.

15 March 2019
Kremlin Floats Plan to Create Millions of New Citizens

Citizenship offer aimed at inducing Russian speakers from the neighborhood to move to the motherland.

15 March 2019
Hopes Rise for Captive Russian Whales

Authorities say the belugas and orcas will eventually be transferred to a special facility. But can they survive the trip?

14 March 2019
Senior Chechen Official Denies Declaring Feud Against Blogger

Popular on social media in Chechnya, Tumso Abdurakhmanov is seeking asylum in Poland.

7 March 2019
Russian MPs Vote to Limit Wide Swathe of Online Speech Premium

‘Disrespecting’ the government or Russian society could bring a fine or jail time.




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