November 17, 2014 /
Jon Sawyer, Misha Friedman
In Vladimir Putin's Russia, and in occupied Ukraine, a rough road for LGBT activists and intravenous drug users.
November 17, 2014 /
Nora FitzGerald
Russia's government crackdown on the LGBT community is fueling an alarming increase in the AIDS epidemic in Russia. New infections increased by 10 percent in 2013.
November 17, 2014 / Untold Stories
Nora FitzGerald
The government crackdown on Russia's activist LGBT community is mirrored by a surge in the prevalence of HIV/AIDS.
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...
March 3, 2012 / Untold Stories
Joshua Yaffa
The protests that erupted, the eerie calm that followed, and what everyone is thinking about Putin.
March 2, 2012
Tom Hundley
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Russia to Senegal.
March 1, 2012 / Foreign Affairs
Joshua Yaffa
Russia's urban professional class has turned against Putin. It won't cost him this election, but it may cost him plenty in political capital.
February 26, 2012
Joshua Yaffa
Popular demonstrations against the rule of Vladimir Putin are sweeping across Russia. Will the demands of the middle class protesters force Putin to liberalize—or keep him from returning to power?
February 26, 2012 / The New York Times
Joshua Yaffa
Large demonstrations against Vladimir Putin’s rule signal many important shifts in Russia’s political and civic life—including the return of political satire.
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June 27, 2011
Will Englund
Twenty years in limbo: Nothing exemplified the collapse of the Soviet Union like the bloody fighting over Nagorno Karabakh, and today that enclave remains a source of bitterness and tension.
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June 10, 2011 / Untold Stories
Tom Parfitt
In the southwest corner of Russia, an Islamist insurgency has spread out of Chechnya into neighboring regions of the North Caucasus and is claiming hundreds of lives a year.

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