Russia interfered in the 2016 elections and there have been concerns it might do so again. Election officials are preparing for new Russian interference battle.
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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.
Recent constitutional amendments in Russia pave the way for Putin’s re-election but now-happening political upheavals cast a shadow over a 2024 bid for him.
Although suspected of being involved, the Russian government has launched a probe into the alleged poisoning of prominent politician Alexei Navalny.
Gareth Jones, a British journalist, exposed Stalin’s genocidal Ukraine famine. Kyiv Council recognised him, naming a street in the capital after him.
Sudan is having a hard time making a democratic transition ever since Bashir was toppled. The U.S. is moving to stop Russia from derailing this process.
After decades of global repute the United States of America has seen a historic leadership vacuum. Americans must make the right decision this November.
Ukraine is geopolitically sandwiched between European democracy and Russian kleptocracy. Its civil society remains its best chance to fight-off the latter.
Russian health workers are facing threats from employers and police for speaking out against poor working conditions during coronavirus, HRW report.
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.