A growing number of Russian entertainers joined in a rare show of defiance and solidarity, in support of an actor who they say was wrongfully convicted
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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.
A period of strategic competition with China and firm push-back against Russia could be blended with economic growth and focused cooperation.
The shortlived 2016 cyberattack on the Ukrainian power grid hides a darker truth as new clues show hackers actually aimed for lasting destruction.
Information technology is changing the face of war and peace, creating a new theater of warfare in cyberspace and new threats to democracy.
Today, I stood in a Moscow court as it sentenced Konstantin Kotov, a 34-year old software engineer, to four years in prison.
Russia’s interference in the 2016 US presidential election shouldn’t have been a total shock. Matt Apuzzo, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, tells us why.
Democracies around the world are combating Russian election interference, report observes. Some countries have dealt with this interference better than.
With five months before primary season begins,State election officials around the country are busy upgrading voting equipment notably through new purchases.
In new low of harassment on Moscow’s protests, police are arresting suspects, including Ilya Azar, a journalist who was one of those who led protests.
By any measure, the decline of Putinism is indisputable. It was best captured by a poll conducted in May by the government-run Public Opinion Center.