Tag Archives: Russias

Looking for Something New in Russia’s ‘New People’ Party

Looking for Something New in Russia’s ‘New People’ Party

Looking for Something New in Russia’s ‘New People’ Party Looking for Something New in Russia’s ‘New People’ Party MOSCOW — President Vladimir V. Putin has made it clear that he doesn’t tolerate dissent but one new opposition party has flourished. And that party, curiously, has been speaking out on the same themes of fighting corruption and repression that have made …

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What Awaits Navalny in Russia’s Brutal Penal Colony System

What Awaits Navalny in Russia’s Brutal Penal Colony System

What Awaits Navalny in Russia’s Brutal Penal Colony System What Awaits Navalny in Russia’s Brutal Penal Colony System The rest fall into a broad category called simply the “men,” acquiescing to the gang leaders, refraining from cooperating with the guards and avoiding the abuse suffered by those at the bottom of the pecking order. A system of rituals keeps the …

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Russia’s Vaccine Is Safe and Effective, Published Study Shows

Russia’s Vaccine Is Safe and Effective, Published Study Shows

Russia’s Vaccine Is Safe and Effective, Published Study Shows Russia’s Vaccine Is Safe and Effective, Published Study Shows MOSCOW — Russia cleared a hurdle in its vaccine rollout on Monday with the publication in the respected British medical journal The Lancet of late-stage trial results showing that the country’s Sputnik V vaccine is safe and highly effective. The publication is …

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Russia’s Economic Slump Erodes Consensus That Shielded Putin

Russia’s Economic Slump Erodes Consensus That Shielded Putin

Russia’s Economic Slump Erodes Consensus That Shielded Putin Russia’s Economic Slump Erodes Consensus That Shielded Putin KALININGRAD, Russia — Aleksandr Dobralsky took to the streets to protest the arrest this past month of Russia’s most prominent opposition leader. But he had other grievances as well. “It’s like somebody stepped on your toe and said, ‘Just be patient with this for …

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Three Judges Endorsed Penalties for Russia’s Doping. Then They Cut Its Ban in Half.

Three Judges Endorsed Penalties for Russia’s Doping. Then They Cut Its Ban in Half.

Three Judges Endorsed Penalties for Russia’s Doping. Then They Cut Its Ban in Half. Three Judges Endorsed Penalties for Russia’s Doping. Then They Cut Its Ban in Half. In page after page, the report amounts to one of the starkest denunciations yet of Russia’s efforts to evade antidoping rules. Compiled by a panel of three arbitrators at the Court of …

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New Data Triples Russia’s Covid-19 Death Toll

New Data Triples Russia’s Covid-19 Death Toll

New Data Triples Russia’s Covid-19 Death Toll New Data Triples Russia’s Covid-19 Death Toll MOSCOW — After months of questions over the true scale of the coronavirus pandemic in Russia and the efficacy of a Russian-developed vaccine, the state statistical agency in Moscow has announced new figures indicating that the death toll from Covid-19 is more than three times as …

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Trump Contradicts Pompeo Over Russia’s Role in Hack

Trump Contradicts Pompeo Over Russia’s Role in Hack

Trump Contradicts Pompeo Over Russia’s Role in Hack Trump Contradicts Pompeo Over Russia’s Role in Hack He will not find that easy. Mr. Trump’s tweet was his first comment on the hack, which came to light a week ago. Privately, the president has called the hack a “hoax” and pressured associates to downplay its significance and push alternate theories for …

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Along Russia’s ‘Road of Bones,’ Relics of Suffering and Despair

Along Russia’s ‘Road of Bones,’ Relics of Suffering and Despair

Along Russia’s ‘Road of Bones,’ Relics of Suffering and Despair Along Russia’s ‘Road of Bones,’ Relics of Suffering and Despair The Kolyma Highway in the Russian Far East once delivered tens of thousands of prisoners to the work camps of Stalin’s gulag. The ruins of that cruel era are still visible today. By Andrew Higgins Photographs and Video by Emile …

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A perilous flight that reinforced Russia’s rocketry skills.

A perilous flight that reinforced Russia’s rocketry skills.

A perilous flight that reinforced Russia’s rocketry skills. A perilous flight that reinforced Russia’s rocketry skills. A routine trip to send new crew members to the space station became one of the most dramatic moments in the recent history of Russia’s space program. Two astronauts, Aleksey N. Ovchinin, a Russian, and Nick Hague, an American, were blasting off from Russia’s …

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Cases are rising in Russia’s far-flung provinces.

Cases are rising in Russia’s far-flung provinces.

Cases are rising in Russia’s far-flung provinces. Cases are rising in Russia’s far-flung provinces. In the spring, the pandemic hit Moscow particularly hard while mostly sparing provincial Russia. But infections are rising in several of the country’s far-flung regions, overwhelming hospitals and morgues. President Vladimir V. Putin, who has centralized political power during his long tenure, delegated to regional authorities …

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