The U.S. and Poland signed an agreement today to locate part of Washington's missile defense system on Polish territory. Russia objects to it, and today said it would respond with more than diplomatic protests. The World's Jason Margolis has the story.
Russia and Georgia have accused each other of "ethnic cleansing" in the conflict over South Ossetia. Lisa Mullins speaks with Human Rights Watch researcher Anna Neistat, to find out if there is evidence to support these claims.
In response to the arrest of journalist Ivan Golunov, investigative news outlet Meduza has opened access to his reports. This is Golunov's 2017 report on the sophistication of Russia's system of criminalizing journalism and what this could mean for the future of media within the country.
Anti-corruption journalist Ivan Golunov was arrested on what many are saying is trumped up charges in retaliation for his investigative work. It has sparked an outpouring of support within Russia and internationally.
In a rare U-turn, anti-corruption journalist Ivan Golunov was released from house arrest Tuesday. Many say his detention under charges of alleged drug peddling was retaliation for his investigative anti-corruption reporting.
Rap is now mainstream in Russia. The sound is everywhere: in clubs, on the radio and in stores. But despite a culture of speaking out on issues in the West, why do many rappers in Russia avoid talking about the country’s big problems?