Russia and China are effectively employing the art of deceit, pairing up to undermine democracy through sharp power, a new report suggests.
Russia articles on Democracy Chronicles
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.
President Donald Trump warned Russia not to interfere in U.S. elections in talks with Russia’s top diplomat on Tuesday, the White House said.
A draft law made public on November 29, 2019 fails to address serious gaps in Russia’s response to domestic violence, Human Rights Watch said today.
Russia should be held accountable for war crimes in the conflict-struck Middle-East State of Syria, states Sara Kayyali in an article in Human Rights Watch.
Russian authorities say men more likely to suffer from discrimination in domestic violence cases. Yulia Gorbunova sees this as incorrect, outrageous.
No empire in history has disintegrated as quickly or as bloodlessly as the Soviet one, in the year that saw the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989…
Putin has attempted to project power beyond Russia and has proven to be efficient. An article in Democracy Digest questions how strong Putin really is.
Last week’s raid on Jehovah’s Witness campsite latest example of escalating crackdown in Russia on Jehovah’s witnesses targeted on basis of their faith.
Disinformation is an insidious threat undermining faith in democracy. Arizona State University researcher Scott Ruston offers tips on how to defend yourself.
On election security new study suggests Russian hacking of emails and sending provocative tweets are actually not separate but intertwined strategies.