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Latest stories about Russia
10 December 2013
Based in Ingushetia, Hard Ingush claims to be an officer in the Special Forces. In the last couple of years, he has led the North Caucasus’ blogosphere.
Our new study explores the people and culture of the blogospheres of Chechnya, Ingushetia, Dagestan, Kabardino-Balkaria, and Ossetia.
6 December 2013
Mikhail Khodorkovsky is scheduled to leave jail later next year, but there are now signs that he may face new criminal charges before he can breathe free air.
Last Tuesday, two deputies demonstrated that the Russian Duma still has some fight left in it, when they got into a fistfight in the halls of the parliament building.
28 November 2013
Blogger Alexey Navalny has launched a new attack against five prominent Russian politicians, accusing them bribe-taking and failing to declare vast property holdings that include opulent mansions located outside Moscow.
25 November 2013
But no consensus on whether Ukraine should continue the long process of EU accession or whether it should forge yet closer ties with Russia.
22 November 2013
Was the mastermind behind the Volgograd bus bombing killed by Russian special forces or captured by Dagestani civilians?
20 November 2013
Russians have consistently opposed measures aimed at restricting access to abortion. Despite this, there are indications the Russian government is moving to introduce restrictions on the practice.
19 November 2013
Is former Minister of Defense Serdyukov's new appointment a reward for his silence in a large-scale corruption scandal?
18 November 2013
Ethnic nationalism now seems to be enjoying a renaissance in Russia. The nationalist theme is especially pronounced in RuNet commentary, and Anglophone Russia bloggers have noticed this trend, too.