Daria Litvinova

Russia 6 days ago

‘A Choice Between Prison and the Grave’

‘A Choice Between Prison and the Grave’

Russia 6 days ago

For most victims of domestic violence in Russia, self-defense remains the only option — and it often comes with a price.

Russia 2 weeks ago

Why Russia's New 'Thaw' Isn't Really a Thaw

Why Russia's New 'Thaw' Isn't Really a Thaw

Russia 2 weeks ago

Hopes for Russia’s regime softening its grip on political opponents and human rights are, at the very best, premature.

Russia 1 month ago

6 Signs There’s No Such Thing as Internet Freedom in Russia

6 Signs There’s No Such Thing as Internet Freedom in Russia

Russia 1 month ago

International human rights group Agora says Russian authorities have declared war on the Internet

Russia 1 month ago

Russian Scientists Rally Against Rise of Homeopathic 'Pseudo-Medicine'

Russian Scientists Rally Against Rise of Homeopathic 'Pseudo-Medicine'

Russia 1 month ago

The Russian Academy of Sciences has declared homeopathy a “health hazard,” but Russians seem to be in no hurry to give it up.

Russia 1 month ago

The Epidemic That Was Forced to Wait in Line

The Epidemic That Was Forced to Wait in Line

Russia 1 month ago

You might think that combating a growing epidemic of a deadly and incurable disease would be any country’s top priority — but you would be mistaken when it comes to Russia.

Russia 1 month ago

Bargaining Chips: Why Russian Orphans Might Become Political Pawns Once Again

Bargaining Chips: Why Russian Orphans Might Become Political Pawns Once Again

Russia 1 month ago

European Court ruling raises hope that Russia’s much-derided ban on adoption by U.S. citizens could soon be overturned.

World 1 month ago

‘We Pray Someone Will Become Their Parents’

‘We Pray Someone Will Become Their Parents’

World 1 month ago

American families share their stories, hoping Russia's controversial 2013 adoption ban might finally be overturned, and the orphans they were forced to abandon will finally get what they need the most: families.

Russia 2 months ago

They Fought the Law: Russia Edges Closer to Decriminalizing Domestic Violence

They Fought the Law: Russia Edges Closer to Decriminalizing Domestic Violence

Russia 2 months ago

The story of a law protecting victims of familial abuse that only lasted seven months in Russia.

World 2 months ago

Damned Either Way

Damned Either Way

World 2 months ago

You might think officials in Kiev have no bone to pick with anyone in Russia’s anti-Kremlin opposition, but you’d be wrong.

Russia 2 months ago

Bill Decriminalizing Domestic Violence Passes First Reading in Russian Parliament

Bill Decriminalizing Domestic Violence Passes First Reading in Russian Parliament

Russia 2 months ago

A bill decriminalizing domestic violence has passed its first reading in Russia's State Duma. Some 368 lawmakers voted in favor of the law, with just one deputy voting against the plans.