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Pro-Russia Protesters Seize Ukraine Buildings, Kiev Blames Putin

Reuters | Lina Kushch and Thomas Grove | Posted 06.06.2014 | World

DONETSK/KIEV, Ukraine, April 6 (Reuters) - Pro-Russian protesters seized state buildings in three east Ukrainian cities on Sunday, triggering accusa...

Russia's Tiananmen Moment

Posted 05.09.2012 | World

Right time, right place; Julia Ioffe, Moscow correspondent for The New Yorker and Foreign Policy, had the wherewithal to capture a potentially iconic ...

'Pussy Riot' Supporters Picket Moscow Police

Posted 05.08.2012 | Entertainment

MOSCOW (AP) — Supporters of a female Russian punk band have picketed police headquarters in Moscow to protest the group's jailing for trying to moun...

Russia: Nigeria With Nukes

John Feffer | Posted 03.04.2012 | World
John Feffer

The backlash happening today in Moscow is a combination of the tea party movement and Occupy Wall Street. Anarchists stand side-by-side with great-power nationalists; libertarians and old-style communists protest in rough unison.

Global Financial Crisis Threatens World's Autocrats

The American Prospect | Beth Schwartzapfel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Gansu is one of interior China's most forlorn provinces, one that has gone largely unnoticed by the outside world. When I worked in rural Gansu two ye...