Mark Adomanis
March 04, 2015
Business

And ‘fairness’ has nothing to do with it.

The Russian state news agency RIA Novosti has published an impressive shot today: a photo of the Sakhalin governor Alexander Khoroshavin having lunch on a plane with one of his hands cuffed to the seat. Khoroshavin was indeed arrested during the bribery investigation and sent to Moscow by plane, but the picture turned out to be a fake.

RUSSIA! editors March 04, 2015

Mark Galeotti
March 03, 2015
Politics

Sunday’s march showed that Nemtsov’s murder shocked but did not deter—quite the opposite. But it remains to be seen if it leads to any more serious and lasting protests about the noxious political atmosphere now blanketing Russia.

Mark Adomanis
March 01, 2015
People

Russia’s tumbling economy could put a halt to the demographic improvements of recent years

Politics

It’s likely that whoever murdered Nemtsov did so to prevent him from standing on Moscow’s streets today to denounce Putin’s government and the economic crisis Russia is undergoing.

Matthew Luxmoore March 01, 2015

Mark Adomanis
February 28, 2015
People

Russia’s already dark outlook just got much, much worse.

Politics

Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was killed in the center of Moscow on Friday, February 27th. Nemtsov, 55, was shot 4 times at Moskvoretsky bridge, not far from the Kremlin walls.

RUSSIA! editors February 28, 2015

Arts & Culture

A new movie looks at the female battalion that fought for Russia on the front line in WW1 and presents an engaging, if slightly sentimental story.

Andy Potts February 27, 2015

Politics

On Wednesday, Novaya Gazeta, an independent Russia newspaper, published a document that purports to be a leak from Russia’s Presidential Administration.

Chris Miller February 26, 2015

Igor Shpilenok is a naturalist photographer whose shots will make anyone want to visit even the coldest places in Russia. According to his blog, he came up with an idea for a new book — "The Carpets of My Motherland."

RUSSIA! editors February 25, 2015

Ukraine’s plans for a RT-style TV station are totally off the mark.

Mark Adomanis February 25, 2015

Mark Galeotti
February 24, 2015
Politics

Maybe what would suit Moscow best would be handing Ukraine the most Pyrrhic of victories? Feeding it the Donbas until it choked on it?

Mark Adomanis
February 23, 2015
Politics

After taking the West’s encouragement at face value, Ukrainians are learning just how difficult progress can be.

Politics

One year on from the EuroMaidan revolution which ousted Ukraine’s corrupt president and triggered bloodshed in the country’s east, the view from both sides of the frontline could not be more polarised.

Matthew Luxmoore February 21, 2015

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