Svetlana Alexievich came to London last week to receive the RAW in WAR Anna Politkovskaya Award and to give a lecture commemorating the work of the murdered Russian journalist. Alexievich’s book Last Unchildlike
The Russian TV shows and movies available via Amazon Prime are almost exclusively historical dramas, but the service does offer a few thrillers and even a sci-fi blockbuster, as well! June 1961. A small
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The Swedish Academy will soon announce the winners of the most prestigious prize a writer can ever get. Here is why we think it should be this Russian woman. Bookmakers list Ludmila Ulitskaya fifth for
MOSCOW — After trying to silence Aleksei A. Navalny by jailing him, accusing him of money laundering and searching the homes and offices of his supporters nationwide, the Russian authorities on Wednesday
ULAN-UDE, Russia — A long-haired shaman arrived on foot from the frozen north, dragging a cart with yurt poles and a stove, and preaching that the president is a demon. Days later, a cabby, invoking the
Russia has declared opposition leader Alexei Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation a "foreign agent". The move by the justice ministry means the organisation will now be subject to more checks by the authorities.