Thomas Rowley is lead editor at oDR. Follow him on Twitter at @te_rowley. Contact email: tom.rowley[at]opendemocracy.net
Russia’s wild decade: how memories of the 1990s are changing
A time of freedom and survival, memories of Russia’s first post-Soviet decade have come to divide people. The...
Fighting back, in the back of beyond
Across Russia, active citizens are fighting for their neighbourhoods, livelihoods and against systemic corruption....
It could happen anywhere
A sketch of the modern strongman.
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openDemocracy editors from around the world react to the victory of the billionaire businessman.
Russia’s reluctant elections
The results may be predictable, but Russia’s parliamentary elections hint at the next stage of regime mobilisation.
In Ukraine, not only heroes deserve justice
A Ukrainian blogger sentenced for his scandalous views on the conflict in the Donbas has just been released....