Russian health workers are facing threats from employers and police for speaking out against poor working conditions during coronavirus, HRW report.
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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.
Key expert, Kara-Murza argues Putin’s regime runs a “pretend party system” while real political groups and leaders are denied access to the political space.
What is the breadth of foreign interference threats the US faces ahead of 2020 presidential election from actors like Russia, China, Iran? Expert opinion.
There is still a “sort of love of liberalism all over the world, even in places like Russia and China…It is obviously there in Hong Kong”, expert.
Amateur historian, Yuri Dmitriev, finally found Stalin’s mass graves. He is now in jail for paedophilia, a charge often used to silence voices in Russia.
Allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 elections continue to receive attention. A new bipartisan report reaffirms Russian meddling.
To prevent Beijing and Moscow from becoming the dominant powers in their region, Washington must reject the advice to cut loose vulnerable frontline allies.
The new acting director of national intelligence has asked the intelligence official who briefed Congress on Russian election threat to remain in post.
Information sharing has not been routine for the NSA and the DHS. This has changed significantly since Russian interference in 2016.
A senior U.S. intelligence official told lawmakers Russia is looking to help Donald Trump in 2020. This got trump angry with National Intelligence boss.