European Court of Human Rights ordered Russia to pay 20,000 in damages to relatives of murdered journalist
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News about the struggle for democracy in Russia. Russia is not a functioning democracy. According to Freedom House, "limited political competition, assassination, and repression are used by dictator Vladimir Putin to maintain control". Also see our articles on Putin or on two of his public opponents Alexei Navalny and the punk band Pussy Riot.
When Trump went to NATO this week, he was pressuring our allies to go from spending 2% of their GDP on defense to 4%. Take a guess what country will benefit from arms sales? You got it, the USA.
Sponsors of the Russian “troll factory” that meddled in the 2016 vote have launched a new website
Oleg Sentsov, a vocal opponent of Russia’s annexation of Crimea, was sentenced in 2015 to 20 years for conspiracy
A vendor that provides key services for Maryland elections has been acquired by company linked Russian oligarch
Trump tried to blame the Obama administration for not responding aggressively enough to Russian hacking of Democratic targets in 2016
Even before Trump, our allies in NATO have been growing tired of our behavior, like when we trumpeted lies and propaganda to encourage them to join our war in Iraq. Now America has a President that is insulting members of NATO and the G7.
The House of the Embankment embodies the history of revolution and dictatorship in miniature
Russia’s Supreme Court ruled in April last year that the Jehovah’s Witnesses were an “extremist” organisation
We have to worry if Trump plans to go to war to win re-election as a war president, like George Bush Jr. before him. And would he go to war just to please munition manufactures? What’s he trying to accomplish?