Andrey Kalikh is a Russian political activist and independent journalist. He currently writes analytical reviews for Index on Censorship, and has previously worked for Deutsche Welle. He is the author and editor of many reports on human rights issues and combating international corruption, and since 2014 has been the coordinator of the EC-Russia Civil Forum’s working group on trans-border corruption.
Today, the forgotten fear of nuclear war is being reborn — and we have no popular movement against it
The movement for a nuclear free world during the late 1980s was made possible by many. But there are no successors...
“My baby knows how to speed up judges when he needs to”
Recent revelations concerning a Russian oligarch and Russian deputy prime minister demonstrate how friendship,...
Hope for Russia’s hopeless elections
“I’m not participating in this shit” could become the main political slogan at Russia’s upcoming presidential elections. RU
Toxic cash: the risks of Russia’s “sovereign civil society” programme
By banning NGOs from receiving foreign funding, the Russian government has forced them to seek financial support at...
Free Russia Forum: sanctions and boycotts
Russia’s opposition remains weak and divided — but the latest forum in Vilnius could hint at consolidation down the road. RU
Russia's WWII: still too many taboos?
For most of the USSR, WWII started on 22 June 1941. Exactly 70 years have passed since then, but there are still...