To remember is to fight: the legacy of Russian activist lawyer Stanislav Markelov
Eleven years ago, this anti-fascist lawyer was murdered on the streets of Moscow. Stanislav Markelov’s legacy...
UK Foreign Office criticised for supporting controversial gold mine in Armenia
In a fierce dispute between mine owners and local people in Armenia, the UK has weighed in - on the side of the...
Why are so many Brexiteer politicians cosying up to this Armenian oligarch?
Since 2017 Conservative Eurosceptics have shown a strange fascination for a state in the South Caucasus, paying...
Nikolai Polozov: why Ukrainian personnel held in Russia should be considered prisoners of war
After last year’s incident in the Azov Sea between Russia and Ukraine, Ukrainian naval personnel are currently under...
Ahead of presidential elections, “gender ideology” comes to Ukraine
A recent high-profile forum in Kyiv highlights a coming ultra-conservative swing in Ukrainian politics.
How this DIY magazine is making space for taboo topics in Russia
Under conditions of growing self-censorship, small media can often raise questions avoided by Russia’s national...