A careless, state-backed renovation project in the Russian capital is reigniting political activism
Russia’s Federal State Duma is addicted to amending its election laws, a cynical way of wrong footing opposition forces and maintaining control
Long distance truckers are protesting, but state media and officials are strangely silent
By approving of Ivan Ilyin’s philosophy, the Russian state is effectively sugar coating a holder of bitterly fascist views
Critics and allies of Vladimir Putin usually have little in common. But both share an embarrassing and dangerous conceit that Russia’s president is omnipresent.