Ola Cichowlas

Russia 1 hour ago

Belarusians Take to the Streets Over ‘Parasite’ Tax

Belarusians Take to the Streets Over ‘Parasite’ Tax

Russia 1 hour ago

In most democracies, a two-thousand strong protest would be regarded as small. But in Belarus, where strongman Alexander Lukashenko has been in power since 1994, it is far from ordinary.

Russia 5 days ago

Buyer's Remorse: Trump's Position on Crimea Angers Russia

Buyer's Remorse: Trump's Position on Crimea Angers Russia

Russia 5 days ago

The Kremlin had high hopes for U.S. President Donald Trump. He had praised Russian President Vladimir Putin, proposed tag-teaming with Moscow in Syria and even hinted he might recognize Crimea as part ...

Russia 6 days ago

What Does Michael Flynn’s Resignation Mean for U.S.-Russia Ties?

What Does Michael Flynn’s Resignation Mean for U.S.-Russia Ties?

Russia 6 days ago

On Feb 13, Donald Trump's national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned over his contacts with Russia. His resignation has not only humiliated the Trump team.

Russia 1 week ago

Demonstrators Clash Over Fate of Iconic Russian Cathedral

Demonstrators Clash Over Fate of Iconic Russian Cathedral

Russia 1 week ago

Decision to gift iconic St. Isaac's Cathedral to the Russian Orthodox Church has split St. Petersburg residents

Russia 1 week ago

Russia Reviews Sentence of Tortured Opposition Activist

Russia Reviews Sentence of Tortured Opposition Activist

Russia 1 week ago

Jailed opposition activist Dadin, who alleges he was tortured in prison, may be released from prison after a Russian court reviews his case.

Russia 1 week ago

Russia Launches Operation 'Anyone But Macron'

Russia Launches Operation 'Anyone But Macron'

Russia 1 week ago

As scandal removes Moscow-friendly Francois Fillon from the French presidential election race, the Kremlin turns its attention to an unexpected centrist challenger.

Russia 2 weeks ago

Double Jeopardy: Why Kremlin Opponent Navalny is Back in Court

Double Jeopardy: Why Kremlin Opponent Navalny is Back in Court

Russia 2 weeks ago

The Kremlin faces a dilemma — let Navalny run for president or find a way to disqualify him. Here’s what you need to know about the case.

Russia 2 weeks ago

Donald Trump Gives Hungarian Autocrat's Bromance With Putin a Boost

Donald Trump Gives Hungarian Autocrat's Bromance With Putin a Boost

Russia 2 weeks ago

It’s not every day Vladimir Putin finds himself on European soil. But this week, the Russian leader will visit his closest EU ally: Viktor Orban's Hungary.

Moscow 3 weeks ago

How A Group of Writers and Illustrators Revolutionized Children's Books in Early Soviet Russia

How A Group of Writers and Illustrators Revolutionized Children's Books in Early Soviet Russia

Moscow 3 weeks ago

In early Soviet Russia, a group of avant-garde artists and poets produced a remarkable collection of futuristic children's books.

Russia 3 weeks ago

A Shaken Transatlantic ‘Power Couple’ Turns to Putin

A Shaken Transatlantic ‘Power Couple’ Turns to Putin

Russia 3 weeks ago

The Moscow Times looks back at how the leaders of the United States and Great Britain have shaped the West's policy on Russia in years past.