Ola Cichowlas

News 4 months ago

Russia’s Silicone Valley: Boob Jobs in the Provinces

Russia’s Silicone Valley: Boob Jobs in the Provinces

News 4 months ago

Ryazan was a pioneer of the 19th-century beauty industry. Today it is home to a booming plastic surgery business

News 5 months ago

Hosting FIFA's Confederations Cup Tests Russia on Security, Infrastructure

Hosting FIFA's Confederations Cup Tests Russia on Security, Infrastructure

News 5 months ago

Russia is introducing tough security measures ahead of the Confederations Cup

News 5 months ago

Talking Heads: How Russia's Videobloggers are Shaping Public Opinion

Talking Heads: How Russia's Videobloggers are Shaping Public Opinion

News 5 months ago

As Russians become captive to video blogs — and with elections looming — the Kremlin is looking to get in on the act.

City 5 months ago

Machine Against the Stage: Authorities Target Edgy Theater Director

Machine Against the Stage: Authorities Target Edgy Theater Director

City 5 months ago

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

City 6 months ago

Double Dutch

Double Dutch

City 6 months ago

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

News 6 months ago

How the Kremlin Turned Macron Against Russia

How the Kremlin Turned Macron Against Russia

News 6 months 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 ...

News 6 months ago

How Russian Kids Are Taught World War II

How Russian Kids Are Taught World War II

News 6 months 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 ...

News 6 months ago

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

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

News 6 months ago

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

News 6 months ago

Russian Blogger Ilya Varlamov Attacked Twice in One Day

Russian Blogger Ilya Varlamov Attacked Twice in One Day

News 6 months 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.

News 6 months ago

Ukrainian Beats Steal a March on Moscow

Ukrainian Beats Steal a March on Moscow

News 6 months ago

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