October 20, 2014 /
Misha Friedman
The Crimean Peninsula’s annexation by Russia means a return to the shadows for LGBT people who now face public prosecution.
October 15, 2014 / Time
Misha Friedman
Yegor Guskov and Bogdan Zinchenko, who owned a gay bar in Sevastopol, feared for their business — and their family.
October 3, 2014 /
Dimiter Kenarov
The Black Sea region has become the focus of heated geopolitical contention, but local environmental issues remain underreported and poorly understood.
October 3, 2014 / Untold Stories
Misha Friedman
Russian law prohibiting the dissemination of "homosexual propaganda" to minors claims its first victims: a small weekly newspaper ordered to pay a hefty fine and a teacher fired from his job.
September 17, 2014 / Untold Stories
Misha Friedman
Crimean officials ramp up homophobic rhetoric.
September 17, 2014
Misha Friedman
Pulitzer grantee Misha Friedman travels to Russia to report on how LGBT communities have been affected by the amendment to Russia's Child Protection law, which effectively criminalized homosexuality.
September 10, 2014 / Untold Stories
Gregory Gilderman
Neglect and denial. According to Russian public health activists that's the Russian government’s strategy for tackling the challenge of HIV.
September 3, 2014
Jon Sawyer, Dan McCarey, Zach Child, Amelia Warshaw
In the fight against AIDS marginalized communities are still being left behind. Business as usual will not end the epidemic.
August 29, 2014
Dan McCarey, Zach Child, Amelia Warshaw
We can now envision a post-AIDS world, but marginalized communities are still being left behind. In the global fight against AIDS, business as usual will not end the epidemic.
August 27, 2014
Rachael Bolte, Anna Nemtsova, Brendan Hoffman
Explore Russia's nearly 300 single industry monotowns with a new interactive map.
April 24, 2014 / Untold Stories
Misha Friedman
Sochi's Cabaret Mayak, a popular hangout for both gay and straight, enjoyed the limelight through the Sochi Winter Olympics.
March 28, 2014 / Untold Stories
Alyssa Howard
As Crimea officially joins Russia, international observers shift their attention to the future of Ukraine.
March 10, 2014
Tom Hundley
The crisis in Crimea has triggered a state of high dudgeon among the political classes here in Washington.

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