The lives of Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov will be forever changed after winning the prize. But with a more visible presence comes increased scrutiny and threats from those in positions of power.
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to two courageous journalists who have faced repression and death by doing their work.
Muratov’s Nobel will be a boon to Russian investigative journalism.
Russia’s latest actions have worrying implications for democratic opposition movements.
The European court of human rights has found the Russian state responsible for Litvinenko’s death by poisoning.
While all eyes are on China’s response to the new AUKUS security pact, Russia matters, too. After all, it has its own nuclear submarines that could now be marketed all over the region.
Russia’s Central Election Commission announced results that give a strong majority to United Russia. It was met with skepticism, if little surprise.
Promoting dialogue among Arctic states and peoples has been a great success, but the council must now adapt to tackle new and emerging challenges in this fragile region.
Russia’s state broadcaster works hand-in-hand with the Kremlin to push the party line.
In the aftermath of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, Russia looks like an increasingly desirable international partner across much of the globe.
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is expected to seek commitments from his US counterpart, pledging support in his country’s ongoing battle with the Russian Federation.
Another wave of COVID-19 in Russia is undermining public health and threatens economic recovery. But widespread mistrust of institutions will stymie the country’s efforts to move past the pandemic.
Coverage of Russian vaccination rollout has focused largely on concerns about ethics of development and inconsistent messaging. But Russian-language research complicates this picture.
Despite a 27% approval rating, Putin’s United Russia party can maintain its legislative majority in September through manipulation and fraud, says an expert on Russian elections.
By waiving sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 pipeline linking Russia and Germany, the United States is paving the way for the controversial project to go ahead.
Recent actions against critics of the Belarusian government show that Lukashenko’s crackdown on dissent is extending beyond the country’s borders.
Like it or not, Russia is mired in Syria with no obvious exit strategy.
With little international law governing state-sponsored cybercrime, the risk of retaliation and even war is growing.
A new Russian law forces French champagne producers to label their products as ‘sparkling wine’.
The Royal Navy is central to the government’s vision of ‘Global Britain’.