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Taking matters into their own hands

Labour rights in post-socialist countries such as Russia, China and Vietnam are being fought for from outside, not within, official trade unions. Tim Pringle reports.

Filed in: China Russia Trade Unions Vietnam Work

From Russia, with blood: the impact of coal exports to Britain

The environmental and human costs are high, writes Vladimir Slivyak

Filed in: Climate Change Energy Indigenous Peoples Mining Russia

‘The tyrant can’t destroy the art’

International artists call for Putin to release Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov. Cristiana Moisescu reports.

Filed in: Human Rights Russia Ukraine

From the Arctic to Deepwater Horizon, our politicians are failing us

Exactly 5 years after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Ben Stewart warns of more trouble ahead.

Filed in: Arctic Climate Change Russia

‘We need to be the face of Ukraine’

Three Ukrainians living in Britain respond to recent events in their homeland.

Filed in: Activism Politics Russia Ukraine Violence

Emotion overwhelms reason in Ukraine

Victor Sonkin explains how the background to the current crisis makes its resolution so difficult.

Filed in: Politics Russia Ukraine

The Sochi struggle for LGBTI rights

Adam Long reports on the global fight against homophobia, and looks to Holland’s past for inspiration.

Filed in: Gay Rights Russia

The Arctic 30: from activism to imprisonment

Lydia James writes on the struggle for liberty for the Greenpeace climate defenders.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Energy Environment Oil Russia

The rise of the Great Shah in Russia?

Strange titles abound as leaders of autonomous Russian republics are told they can no longer be called ‘president.’ Maxim Edwards reports…

Filed in: Russia

BRICS challenge dollar hegemony

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa team up to resist Western financial domination, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.

Filed in: Brazil China Finance India Iran Russia South Africa United States World Bank

All aboard the Pussy Riot bus!

Campaigners will take to Moscow’s streets later this week to demand that the punk band’s members be released from jail.

Filed in: Music Russia

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