Shades of Russia
A dangerous nationalist interpretation of statehood threatens Russia's civic identity
Despite the “gay propaganda” bill, westerners would be wrong to view Russia as innately homophobic
Russia has had a reputation as a nation plagued by alcohol and drug abuse. What measures should be taken to deal with the problem? Citizens in the Siberian capital of Novosibirsk voiced their opinions during the International Day Against Drug Abuse
With as many as 160 distinct ethnic groups and indigenous peoples, Russia is a land of incredible diversity. Yet in the face of an overwhelming Slavic majority, how can these disparate peoples hope to retain their cultural identity?
In the wake of a legislative attack on the LGBT community in a number of Russian cities, “The Human Library,” an innovative project designed to promote dialogue, reduce prejudices and encourage understanding, opened its doors in Moscow