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Russian Boarding House: New Year's Party

The New Year's party organized for patients of the "female" psycho-neurological boarding house is receiving guests—patients from the "male" psycho-neurological boarding house.

The Drug Decimating Russia’s Women

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.

Russian Boarding House: Elena

Elena and her son stay at the hospital before handing the child over to an orphanage. Elena would like to leave her son there until she finds a job.

Domestic Abuse in Russia

PBS NewsHour goes inside Russia to report on the effects of domestic violence under President Vladimir Putin.

The Midnight Train to Moscow

Joseph Schottenfeld and George Butler follow one of the world's largest migrations: workers traveling by train from Tajikistan to Moscow. 

Cold War in the Caucasus

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.

Georgia and Beyond: Russia's Response to Separatism and Ethnic Conflict

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...

Gaps in the Global Fight Against AIDS

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.

This Week: Identity In Flames

The best journalism takes time — time to report, time to write. We urge you to take time to read two examples of long-form magazine journalism of the highest order.