Anna Pivovarchuk

Opinion 3 years ago

Russia Must Step Up and Fight Its Drug Problem

Russia Must Step Up and Fight Its Drug Problem

Opinion 3 years ago

According to a recent poll by the Levada Center, 88 percent of Russians over the age of 18 have never taken drugs outside medical prescription. Only 17 percent know someone who has ...

Opinion 3 years ago

Driving Russia's Cancer Patients to Suicide (Op-Ed)

Driving Russia's Cancer Patients to Suicide (Op-Ed)

Opinion 3 years ago

Cancer patients in Russia continue to struggle to obtain pain medication and nothing seems to be changing, writes columnist Anna Pivovarchuk.

Opinion 3 years ago

Nemtsov Is Russia's Latest Lamb to the Slaughter

Nemtsov Is Russia's Latest Lamb to the Slaughter

Opinion 3 years ago

With the war in eastern Ukraine escalating anti-Russian sentiment in Europe and the United States, and public opinion in Russia itself becoming stridently anti-Western, the rift between the former Cold War nemeses ...

Opinion 4 years ago

Silent Deaths: The Price of a Russian Soldier's Life

Silent Deaths: The Price of a Russian Soldier's Life

Opinion 4 years ago

The revelations made by the Committee of Soldiers' Mothers about the number of Russian soldiers dying in Ukraine are just another example of the Kremlin's complete lack of regard for the lives ...

Opinion 4 years ago

Russian Culture: Back in the U.S.S.R.

Russian Culture: Back in the U.S.S.R.

Opinion 4 years ago

With new repressive laws on media and the Internet, public smear campaigns and travel restrictions, Russia seems to be regressing back to the Soviet Union, writes columnist Anna Pivovarchuk.

Opinion 4 years ago

From the Kursk to MH17, Putin Just Doesn't Care

From the Kursk to MH17, Putin Just Doesn't Care

Opinion 4 years ago

Considering Putin's track record in dealing with human suffering, it seems unlikely that he will give the investigation into flight MH17 the support it deserves, writes Anna Pivovarchuk.