Ola Cichowlas

Moscow 1 day ago

Machine Against the Stage: Authorities Target Edgy Theater Director

Machine Against the Stage: Authorities Target Edgy Theater Director

Moscow 1 day ago

When masked men raided Moscow's hippest theatre the Gogol Center and interrogated its internationally famous director Kirill Serebrennikov, artists rallied to protest.

Moscow 1 week ago

Double Dutch

Double Dutch

Moscow 1 week ago

Love brought businessman Erik Jansma to Moscow. He isn’t against staying.

Russia 2 weeks ago

How the Kremlin Turned Macron Against Russia

How the Kremlin Turned Macron Against Russia

Russia 2 weeks ago

Emmanuel Macron had little to say about Russia before he decided to run for the French presidency. But the Kremlin's actions during the election campaign have hardened his views of the Russian ...

Russia 2 weeks ago

How Russian Kids Are Taught World War II

How Russian Kids Are Taught World War II

Russia 2 weeks ago

Russian students play a central role in celebrating Victory Day: merchandise like toy guns and Red Army costumes are aimed at making patriots of children. But teachers are worried a new school ...

Russia 3 weeks ago

Young, Hipster and Red: Meet Russia's New Generation of Communists

Young, Hipster and Red: Meet Russia's New Generation of Communists

Russia 3 weeks ago

A new generation of politicians want to modernize Russia's old school Communist party.

Russia 4 weeks ago

Russian Blogger Ilya Varlamov Attacked Twice in One Day

Russian Blogger Ilya Varlamov Attacked Twice in One Day

Russia 4 weeks ago

A group of unknown men in the southern Russian city of Stavropol threw green ink in Russian blogger's Ilya Varlamov's face twice in one day.

Russia 1 month ago

Ukrainian Beats Steal a March on Moscow

Ukrainian Beats Steal a March on Moscow

Russia 1 month ago

Pop singers from Ukraine are topping Russian charts despite tension between the countries.

Russia 1 month ago

Russia Journalist Forced to Quit Over Facebook Post Slamming Diplomat

Russia Journalist Forced to Quit Over Facebook Post Slamming Diplomat

Russia 1 month ago

The editor of “Evening Magadan,” a local paper in the Russian Far East town Magadan, was forced to quit his job after criticizing the Russian Foreign Ministry on social media.

Moscow 1 month ago

Patriarch Kirill: From Ambitious Reformer to State Hardliner

Patriarch Kirill: From Ambitious Reformer to State Hardliner

Moscow 1 month ago

The head of the Russian Orthodox Church started his reign as a modernizing reformer. But over the course of eight years, he has turned into a Kremlin-loyal hardliner.

Russia 1 month ago

Pushkin Caught in the Middle of Moscow's Protests

Pushkin Caught in the Middle of Moscow's Protests

Russia 1 month ago

Russia's beloved poet Alexander Pushkin is caught in a political battle in Moscow. Apparently he's innocent.