Friday Aug 29
Humans Rights Watch
Russia: "Foreign Agents" Law Hits Hundreds of NGOs: Updated August 29, 2014
In early March 2013 the Russian government launched an unprecedented, nationwide campaign of inspections of thousands of nongovernmental organizations to identify advocacy groups the government deems "foreign agents" and force them to register as such.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Two lawmakers in the Murmansk city council representing the ruling...
Two lawmakers in the Murmansk city council representing the ruling United Russia party feature in a video depicting bearded drag-queen "Eurovision" winner Conchita Wurst in which the candidates appear to announce their "anti-gay" platform ahead of the city's municipal elections.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Russia vows to strengthen navy to ward off NATO
Russia announced plans on Tuesday to bolster its navy with more advanced weapons in response to NATO's vow to halt the Kremlin's push into Ukraine and feared expansion into eastern Europe.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Honour at last for town's Arctic star
Churchill described it as "the worst journey in the world", but it has been one of the longest for the son of a brave Arctic convoy warrior who helped keep Russia in the Second World War.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Eastern Daily Press
Arctic Convoy hero holds hope that he will receive Russian war medal
An Arctic Convoy war hero is yet to receive his Ushakov medal to honour his heroics on hellish Russian convoy missions.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Greenpeace Ship Welcomed Back After 300-day Russian Detention
The environmental protest icebreaker 'Arctic Sunrise' has sailed back into Dutch territorial waters after over 300 days in Russian custody.
Jeu de Paume's virtual space offers a take on the issues surrounding energy and food management
The French artistic duo examine flora in terms of its active immobility, its flexibility and adaptability, and its relevance as a model for devising new economic and social schemas.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise ship returns...
Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise ship arrived home to a warm welcome in The Netherlands on Saturday, almost a year after it was seized by Russia during a protest against Arctic oil drilling.