Life after Putin

The struggle to define Russia’s future is under way but those hoping for a more progressive post-Putin Russia shouldn’t hold their breath, writes Tina Burrett.

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NI 510 - Black Lives Matter - March, 2018
Human rights activist Valentina Cherevalenko targeted.

Russia’s witch-hunt against Valentina Cherevatenko

Moscow has opened the first criminal case for an alleged violation of its widely criticized ‘Foreign Spy’ law against civil-society activist Valentina Cherevatenko. Erin Kilbride reports.

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NI 495 - Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist - September, 2016
Migrant workers join Hong Kong dockworkers in a protest for better working conditions. Though Hong Kong has more progressive labour laws than China, trade unionists still face discrimination and there is no law protecting the right to collective bargaining.

Taking matters into their own hands

Labour rights in post-socialist countries such as Russia, China and Vietnam are being fought for from outside, not within, official trade unions. Tim Pringle reports.

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NI 495 - Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist - September, 2016
Russia's unseen casualties

Russia's unseen casualties

Those living with HIV in the Ukraine face an uncertain future following cuts to support services, reports Gabriella Jozwiak.

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NI 478 - NGOs - Do they help? - December, 2014
Fifteen-year-old Sasha Calm is an openly gay teenager. He is currently being home-schooled. When he came out, he ‘became a second-rate person instantaneously,’ he explains. ‘Everyone around me started acting as if they suddenly had the right to humiliate and belittle me, laugh at me and call me names.’

Russia's war on its gay citizens

Isabella Moore photographs those bearing the brunt of the latest crackdown on LGBTI rights.

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NI 470 - Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth - March, 2014
The gloves are off

The gloves are off

The authorities are cracking down on dissent in Russia, writes Victor Sonkin.

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NI 455 - Illegal drugs - September, 2012

Ramzan Kadyrov

A profile of the President of Chechnya.

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NI 442 - Climate change denial - May, 2011
Professional hazard: murder

Professional hazard: murder

Investigating the truth can be deadly for Russia’s journalists, as Tina Burrett discovers.

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NI 433 - Deported! What happened next? - June, 2010

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Black Lives Matter March, 2018
Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist September, 2016
Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist September, 2016
NGOs - Do they help? December, 2014
Organ trafficking May, 2014
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Illegal drugs September, 2012
Time for a fair economy March, 2012
Climate change denial May, 2011
Deported! What happened next? June, 2010
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