January 2, 2015 / AOL News
Misha Friedman
Amnesty International in France featured Misha Friedman's story of a gay couple forced to flee their home in Crimea due to discrimination.
January 2, 2015 / NPR
Joanna Kakissis
For many Syrians, Russia was a second motherland, thanks to longtime ties between Damascus and Moscow. But since the Syrian war began, Syrians have discovered Russia is a trap.
December 16, 2014 / Untold Stories
Misha Friedman
Irina, a drug user for almost 30 years, is one of those most at risk following Russia's annexation of Crimea.
June 9, 2012 / Foreign Policy
Anna Nemtsova
With thousands of active fighters, the insurgency in Dagestan is now reportedly the largest in the Caucasus.
May 14, 2012 / Untold Stories
Joshua Yaffa
The "March of Millions" brought tens of thousands of protesters to the streets in Moscow on May 6, the day before Vladimir Putin's inauguration as Russian president.
April 27, 2012 / Untold Stories
Joshua Yaffa
Now that Russia has turned its attentions to regional politics, it is becoming apparent that the most effective opposition forces will come from those who are part of the system or close to it.
March 21, 2012 / Untold Stories
Joshua Yaffa
In the wake of his electoral success, Vladimir Putin's propaganda machine isn't aimed at convincing citizens that things have changed, but instead to demonstrate how things have stayed the same.
March 19, 2012 / Untold Stories
Joshua Yaffa
The recent presidential election in Russia represented the end of large demonstrations that have characterized the anti-Putin movement and the beginning of a strategic approach to spark reform.
March 16, 2012
Karl E. Meyer, Shareen Brysac
Pulitzer Center grantees Karl Meyer and Shareen Brysac discuss their new book Pax Ethnica Where and How Diversity Succeeds at the International Peace Institute.
March 13, 2012 / Untold Stories
Joshua Yaffa
Can Putin's opposition maintain the momentum needed to build new alternatives for civil society?
March 9, 2012
Tom Hundley
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Malaysia, China and Russia.
March 9, 2012 / Foreign Affairs
Joshua Yaffa
The fleets of armored personnel carriers and battalions of riot police that poured into Moscow on the night of Vladimir Putin's election victory made clear that reform will not come easily.
March 9, 2012
Carley Lake
Pulitzer Center grantees Karl E. Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac uncover stories of peace among people of diverse ethnicities in their third book together, “Pax Ethnica: Where and How Diversity...