Grigory Tumanov is a Moscow based journalist and blogger. He is a staff correspondent for Kommersant daily, one of Russia's most respected publications. Follow him on Twitter @scumsquad
Why so secretive?
The Russian authorities are keeping far too many secrets from citizens. Komanda-29 and its founder Ivan Pavlov are...
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Russian woman accused of treason for phoning Ukrainian embassy
A mother of seven is facing charges of treason in the Russian town of Vyazma. Her alleged crime? Phoning the...
The kidnap trail to Central Asia
Central Asian security services have been abducting their countries’ citizens from Russia to stand trial on...
Moscow’s young Muslims might be tomorrow’s militants
A recent clash with the police is a sign of the alienation felt by some young men from Moscow’s Muslim community. на...
The Russian Orthodox Church has been expanding its educational activities to include not only seminaries but...