October 3, 2014
The Black Sea region has become the focus of heated geopolitical contention, but local environmental issues remain underreported and poorly understood.
October 3, 2014 /
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 /
Crimean officials ramp up homophobic rhetoric.
September 17, 2014
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 /
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
In the fight against AIDS marginalized communities are still being left behind. Business as usual will not end the epidemic.
August 29, 2014
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
Explore Russia's nearly 300 single industry monotowns with a new interactive map.
April 24, 2014 /
Sochi's Cabaret Mayak, a popular hangout for both gay and straight, enjoyed the limelight through the Sochi Winter Olympics.
March 28, 2014 /
As Crimea officially joins Russia, international observers shift their attention to the future of Ukraine.