The Life and Death of Anna Politkovskaya

Friday, Oct. 7 marks a decade since the death of iconic Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya, who built her reputation reporting on conflict in Chechnya for Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta. An outspoken critic of the Kremlin and a human rights activist, Politkovskaya was murdered in the elevator of her Moscow apartment building in 2006. Five men were sentenced for her murder in 2014, but the person who ordered the hit has never been brought to justice.

'Sell Your Mansion, Build a Road' — Russia Rallies Against Corruption

Thousands of demonstrators gathered in more than 80 cities across Russia to protest government corruption.

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From Soviet TV Icon to Abandoned Landmark

The iconic Shukhov Tower is celebrating its 95th birthday. The tower hasn’t undergone any restoration since its construction. It has been embroiled in ...

Nathan Sawaya: Bringing Lego to Life

Made from 80,020 individual Lego bricks, artist Nathan Sawaya’s six-meter ...

From Soviet TV Icon to Abandoned Landmark

The iconic Shukhov Tower is celebrating its 95th birthday. The tower hasn’t undergone any restoration since its construction. ...