Putin turned to the Orthodox Church to help consolidate his rule. And the Church cracked down on sensible approaches to sexually transmitted diseases. Now, Russia has a crisis on its hands.
In 1956, the Soviet Union was once again wracked with turmoil and upheaval. Journalist Marvin Kalb chronicles his experience living there as a young American.
Designer drugs called ‘bath salts’ in the U.S. are dangerous to Americans, but addiction is epidemic among Russians, especially women. Many shoot up, and many contract HIV/AIDS.
From Moscow to Siberia, and after some 200,000 deaths in the last 30 years, Russia finally is mobilized to address the epidemic.
Senior adviser Marvin Kalb shares a personal anecdote from his 1956 trip as a diplomatic attaché to Russia.
PBS NewsHour goes inside Russia to report on the effects of domestic violence under President Vladimir Putin.
Marvin Kalb discusses his latest book, "The Year I Was Peter the Great: 1956 ― Khrushchev, Stalin’s Ghost, and a Young American in Russia."
In Russia, the stigma around AIDS is so strong it has hindered response and allowed the disease to spread.
Joseph Schottenfeld and George Butler follow one of the world's largest migrations: workers traveling by train from Tajikistan to Moscow.
While Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to seek a fourth term next year, the country’s largest anti-government movement in recent history continues to grow.
What can happen to you if you oppose the Kremlin? There's a high mortality rate among critics of the Russian government and President Vladimir Putin.
There may be no more consequential relationship for the U.S. than with Russia.
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.
Ten years after the end of full scale war in Chechnya, a smoldering insurgency has spread to neighboring republics in the North Caucasus region of southern Russia.
Russia is ranked as one of the deadliest places in the world to be a journalist. Fatima Tlisova investigates the censorship, harassment, intimidation and murder of journalists in the Caucasus region.
The war between Russia and Georgia caught most of the world by surprise but it is a conflict that has long been brewing – and one that is part of a larger drama. The bigger context is Russia's attempt to regain the influence it enjoyed during the years of...
Thousands of displaced Syrians journeyed across land and sea to the safe haven of Europe. How is this war's diaspora adapting behind closed doors?
In Vladimir Putin's Russia, and in occupied Ukraine, a rough road for LGBT activists and intravenous drug users.
The Crimean Peninsula’s annexation by Russia means a return to the shadows for LGBT people who now face public prosecution.
In the fight against AIDS marginalized communities are still being left behind. Business as usual will not end the epidemic.
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.
Explore Russia's nearly 300 single industry monotowns with a new interactive map.
The crisis in Crimea has triggered a state of high dudgeon among the political classes here in Washington.
Pulitzer Center senior adviser Marvin Kalb explains why Putin's actions in Crimea will ensure his political demise.
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2013.
Do the Chinese really want to build a luxury resort and golf course in a remote corner of northern Iceland?
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“How could a country so ambitious of first-world status blithely allow millions of its own citizens to die needlessly?" Greg Gilderman reports on Russia's disavowal of public health best practices.