Questions over former journalist’s role in Kyrgyzstan’s customs scandal
Evidence suggests a former investigative journalist, and former openDemocracy contributor, ran a secret Facebook...
After a Chechen woman died, a journalist was targeted with death threats. Here’s why
Cases of domestic violence and murder of women in Russia’s North Caucasus often go unpunished.
In Russia, solidarity is hard work - but a new activist movement is emerging
How should rights defenders, activists and journalists organise their struggle against Russia’s “lawless state”? We...
“Formulaic justice”: read this Crimean Tatar journalist’s final words in court
Five years on, the annexation of Crimea has become the “new normal” for many. But this “normal” is created through a...
For men living in Russia’s North Caucasus, life is far from easy
We speak to sociologist Irina Kosterina, who recently studied men’s lives in four North Caucasus republics.