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Medvedev is Out: Anti-Corruption Protests Cost Russia's Prime Minister his Future

In 2011, when Medvedev was still president, he made a deal with Vladimir Putin that entered the Russian political narrative as the infamous …

Crippled by the Kremlin, Russia’s State Media No Longer Competes

Last Sunday, protests on a scale not seen since 2012 shook Moscow, St. Petersburg, and about 90 other Russian cities and towns — even in areas …

Grisha Bruskin: Russia is more interesting to the West when it is dangerous

Grisha Bruskin is one of the most famous Russian artists in the West. He has dual citizenship in Russia and America but, like any artist, he can be called a citizen of the world. This year, he will be the central figure in the Russian Pavilion at the Venetian Biennale, where he will present the …

Russia

Top Russia Official Pledges to Release 'Full Police Arsenal' on 'Illegal' Protests

A top Russian official has publicly pledged to unleash the country's full police arsenal if more anti-corruption protests take place without …

European News

Poll: 89% of Russians believe state corruption must not be tolerated

Researchers from the Levada Center asked Russians about corruption, and 89 percent of respondents think corruption should not be tolerated in state bodies and institutions. Even more revealing, a vast majority believes that government bodies are in fact totally or seriously corrupt, and that both …

Corruption

Russia: Arctic will become 'attractive territory to live and work in' – Deputy PM Rogozin

INTERVIEW: “Fire, death, anxiety, love, fear…it’s all there” – Mikhail Baryshnikov on the Premiere of Brodsky/Baryshnikov Project in London. By Irene Kukota

<i>Brodsky / Baryshnikov is a one-man show based on the poems of Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky, performed by Mikhail Baryshnikov. The show will be</i> …

Poetry
Russia

Russian Media Hit With New Court Reporting Restrictions

The move has been heavily criticized by both journalists and NGOs, with human rights lawyer Damir Gainutdinov condemning the law as “one of the most …

Russia

Money Talks: Russians take to streets in anti-corruption protests

Foreign Politicians’ Visit to Crimea Is Russia’s Latest Disinformation Failure

On March 19, a motley crew of foreign politicians landed in Crimea. The group included representatives from Serbia, Montenegro, the Czech Republic, …

Ukraine

How the Sanctions Are Helping Putin

The American debate over whether to lift sanctions on Russia misses a key point: They aren’t working.<p>Donald Trump just can’t seem to make up his mind about Russia. After hinting repeatedly during the campaign and transition that he might lift the international sanctions that were imposed after …

Russia

Sunday's Protests: Russia Is Back

Massive anti-corruption protests on March 26th have effectively ended the sleepy landscape of the Russian politics that have existed for the past …

Russia

'A harsh but just ruler': what do Russians think about Putin?

One hundred years on from the revolution, six Russians give their views on Vladimir Putin and their country’s place in the world today<p>This year marks the centenary of the popular uprising that led to the fall of the Romanov dynasty and the establishment of the Bolshevik regime under the slogan: …

Russia

Natalia Arno

The poem and song, “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,” became a rallying cry for social injustice in America in the 1970s. It weaved its way …

"A revolt of schoolkids & students" is how one Russian paper today describes Sunday's protests. "The kindergarten revolution" says another. https://t.co/anKpNFHQsg

What if Russia Never Existed?

The White House sure looks like it’s doing a cover-up of the Russia story.

Citing executive communication privilege, officials from the Trump administration tried to prevent former acting Attorney General Sally Yates from …

FACT CHECK: Was Murdered Russian Ex-Politician Voronenkov Expected to Testify Against Paul Manafort in Treason Trial?

CLAIM<p>Russian dissident Denis Voronenkov, who was gunned down in March 2017, was slated to testify against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort …

Ukraine

How the White House and Republicans Blew Up the House Russia Investigation

The evidence is now clear that the White House and Devin Nunes, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, have worked together to halt what was previously billed as a sweeping investigation of Russian interference in last year’s election. “We’ve been frozen,” Jim Himes, a Democratic …

Government

The Daily Vertical: Navalny Versus The Collective Hallucination

Video: Putin building bridge from annexed Crimea to mainland Russia

Truck drivers demonstrate in latest protests to hit Russia

Russia's Modern-Day KGB Has Occupied Alexei Navalny's Office

Roman Rubanov, the director of Alexei Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation, says federal agents have occupied the group’s office in Moscow, which …

Russia

Children Paid to Attend Ant-Corruption Rally, Says Kremlin

The Kremlin has accused opposition politician Alexey Navalny of paying children to attend anti-corruption rallies across Russia on …

Russia

Everyday life in Izborsk, one of Russian's oldest towns

Ivan Lermontov is 76 years old; he has a gnome-like white bushy beard and a thin walnut cane he always takes with him when he leaves his century-old house. He dashes outside every time someone approaches St. Anastasia Chapel located next to his gate.<p>His tiny wooden cottage is the size of a minibus …

Cathedrals

RFE/RL Correspondents Beaten And Robbed In Southern Russia

Two RFE/RL correspondents have been beaten and robbed by masked attackers in southern Russia.<p>Several assailants attacked RFE/RL Russian Service …

Extremism

The Kids Are Alright: “We Don’t Want to Live in a Country Where the Regime Robs Its Own People”

<b>“We Don’t Want to Live in a Country Where the Regime Robs Its Own People”</b><br>Alexander Kalinin <br>Rosbalt<br>March 28, 2017<p><i>High school and university students</i> …