Russia

31 August 2018
Washington Calls on Russia to Cease Searches of Ukrainian Ships Premium

Kyiv plans to respond by strengthening naval and other forces in the Azov Sea.

 
30 August 2018
Putin Walks Back Higher Retirement Age Premium

Pension reform needed, but women should be shielded from its harshest effects, Russian leader says.

 
24 August 2018
AK-47 Maker Unveils Electric Car Premium

Russia’s renowned arms manufacturer takes a bold step into the consumer market.

 
21 August 2018
Chechnya Attacks Leave Four Teen Militants Dead Premium

Islamic State says it was behind yesterday’s wave of violence in the Russian republic.

 
20 August 2018
Silly Season in the Russian Countryside Premium

A minuscule village on the Volga will not after all stage Russia’s first officially-approved gay parade.

 
16 August 2018
Russian Extremism Law Comes Under Renewed Scrutiny Premium

“Jokes on the internet are not extremism,” says Russian human rights council chairman.

 
15 August 2018
Latvian Pop Singer’s Refusal to Go to Crimea Irks Russian Elite Premium
Across the Atlantic, the U.S. Congress unveils new sanctions against Russia, while the U.S. president still wouldn’t recognize the Russian annexation of the peninsula.
 
14 August 2018
Kremlin’s Economic Salvation Plan Takes Shape Premium

More taxes, pension cuts, and a smaller role for private businesses are in store.

 
13 August 2018
Caspian Agreement May Trigger Cascade of Energy Projects

After decades of wrangling, the five Caspian states appear ready to cooperate. From Eurasianet.

By Peter Leonard
 
10 August 2018
Jailed Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentsov Said Near Death Premium

Ukrainian ombudswoman says hunger-striking prisoner needs urgent hospital care.

 

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