Tanya Lokshina

Opinion 2 months ago

What Lies Beneath Russia's World Cup Glam and Glitter? (Op-ed)

What Lies Beneath Russia's World Cup Glam and Glitter? (Op-ed)

Opinion 2 months ago

Russia today is at its most repressive since the Soviet era.

Opinion 1 year ago

Don’t Tolerate the Intolerable from Chechnya’s Strongman Kadyrov (Op-ed)

Don’t Tolerate the Intolerable from Chechnya’s Strongman Kadyrov (Op-ed)

Opinion 1 year ago

Kadyrov was making vile threats long before his HBO interview. It’s time for international action.

Opinion 1 year ago

Putin Will Be Forced to Act on Chechnya's Anti-Gay Purge

Putin Will Be Forced to Act on Chechnya's Anti-Gay Purge

Opinion 1 year ago

Reports of at least three deaths and hundreds of arrests of gay men in Chechnya have shocked the world. International pressure is the key to saving lives.

News 1 year ago

Raw Fear in Separatist-Controlled Donetsk

Raw Fear in Separatist-Controlled Donetsk

News 1 year ago

November was unseasonably warm this year in Donetsk, an eastern Ukrainian city under pro-Russian separatists’ control. As you walk down Pushkin Boulevard, watching golden leaves gently drop to the ground, stop by ...

News 2 years ago

They Do Exist : Why It's Time to End Secret Detention in Ukraine

They Do Exist : Why It's Time to End Secret Detention in Ukraine

News 2 years ago

Kostyantyn Beskorovayny spent 15 months jailed secretly by the Ukrainian Security Services (SBU). An active member of the Communist party, he was no supporter of Ukraine’s government- but not a “separatist” either. ...

Opinion 2 years ago

War in Eastern Ukraine Brings Lasting Misery for Elderly (Op-Ed)

War in Eastern Ukraine Brings Lasting Misery for Elderly (Op-Ed)

Opinion 2 years ago

The armed conflict that swept eastern Ukraine in 2014 and is still ongoing displaced close to a million people, who fled the fighting.

Opinion 3 years ago

Donbass Is Clinging to Illusion of Peace (Op-Ed)

Donbass Is Clinging to Illusion of Peace (Op-Ed)

Opinion 3 years ago

The cease-fire in eastern Ukraine appears to be holding, but for how long?

Opinion 3 years ago

Civilians Stuck in the Middle of Donbass Horror

Civilians Stuck in the Middle of Donbass Horror

Opinion 3 years ago

Vasily Nikolaevich, a 63-year-old resident of Mariinka, a small town in Ukraine just 20 kilometers southwest of rebel-controlled Donetsk, was in his vegetable garden at around 10 a.m. on July 19 when ...

Opinion 3 years ago

Russia Is Waging an Invisible War in Dagestan (Video)

Russia Is Waging an Invisible War in Dagestan (Video)

Opinion 3 years ago

As the car crawls through the fog on an icy road in the Caucasus Mountains, my phone keeps ringing. "Are you by any chance in Donetsk? Does Human Rights Watch have someone ...

Opinion 3 years ago

Civilians Despair as Both Sides Break the Rules in East Ukraine

Civilians Despair as Both Sides Break the Rules in East Ukraine

Opinion 3 years ago

In the outskirts of Donetsk, close to the airport, where fierce fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed rebels has been ongoing for months, shelling has become a part of everyday life.