Alexey Eremenko

Opinion 2 years ago

Waging a Proxy War on Russian Journalism

Waging a Proxy War on Russian Journalism

Opinion 2 years ago

Much has been said since 2014 about Russia's proxy war in Ukraine, where Russian troops and equipment are often reported and even sometimes captured, but with official Moscow staunchly denying involvement.

News 2 years ago

The Hidden Russia: The Quirkiest News of 2014

The Hidden Russia: The Quirkiest News of 2014

News 2 years ago

Military incursions, a plummeting ruble, homophobic violence and corruption: News from Russia makes life here seem like an endless stream of rights abuse and calamity. But it is not.

News 2 years ago

Red Cross: 'Winter Is Coming' to East Ukraine

Red Cross: 'Winter Is Coming' to East Ukraine

News 2 years ago

"Winter is coming." The words of doom from the hit TV series "Game of Thrones" spell as much danger for war-torn eastern Ukraine as they do for the fictional land of Westeros, ...

News 2 years ago

Facebook Censors Page in Support of Putin Critic Navalny

Facebook Censors Page in Support of Putin Critic Navalny

News 2 years ago

Facebook complied with an official request to ban a page in support of Russia's leading opposition activist, triggering a wave of censorship allegations.

News 2 years ago

The Duma's War on Monsters and Russia's Other Oddball Initiatives

The Duma's War on Monsters and Russia's Other Oddball Initiatives

News 2 years ago

Pro-Kremlin lawmaker Ilya Kostunov said in 2012 that even the stupidest among the State Duma's 450 lawmakers is smarter than the average voter. Alternative adjectives have been proposed — "more extravagant" among ...

Business 2 years ago

Raising the Right Professionals: An Uphill Battle for Russia

Raising the Right Professionals: An Uphill Battle for Russia

Business 2 years ago

For a split second in December, it looked like 77 percent of Russians would be forced out of their current jobs. This is the estimated percentage of people working in a field ...

News 2 years ago

Russian Social Media Reacts to Ruble Crisis With 'Arctic Fox Day'

Russian Social Media Reacts to Ruble Crisis With 'Arctic Fox Day'

News 2 years ago

A leading Russian economist likened the public reaction to the falling ruble to the "calm of someone facing suicide." But on the Internet, it looked more like the "Day of Dark Humor."

News 2 years ago

Who Will Be Thrown to the Lions Over the Ruble Mess?

Who Will Be Thrown to the Lions Over the Ruble Mess?

News 2 years ago

As the ruble free-falls like a skydiver with a faulty pack two days ahead of President Vladimir Putin's annual press conference, it is clear that someone will have to pay.

News 2 years ago

Violence Against LGBTs Getting Worse in Russia, Study Says

Violence Against LGBTs Getting Worse in Russia, Study Says

News 2 years ago

Russia's controversial law against gay propaganda has become a "license to harm" for Russian homophobes, who have expanded to target closeted gays, a new study says.

News 2 years ago

Communists, Locals Defend Seafood-Guzzling Cat Over Midnight Feast in Store

Communists, Locals Defend Seafood-Guzzling Cat Over Midnight Feast in Store

News 2 years ago

Perhaps it is the effect of the economic crisis, but a cat that gorged itself on caviar and other seafood delicacies in a Russian fish store just may get away with it, ...