As the elections near, there is no question that Vladimir Putin is certain to begin his fourth mandate as president of the Russian Federation.
Contributors Giovanna De Maio
- While Moscow was getting ready for a fairly low-key hundredth anniversary celebration of the Bolshevik uprising, another revolution resonated in the anti-Putin activist circles.
- Recent nationwide anti-corruption rallies in Russia have increased hope among many observers for a glimmer of political change.
- ‘Honor killing’, ubijstva chesti in Russian, is fairly common in Chechnya where homosexuals are often killed by relatives in order to preserve the family’s honor from the shame they have brought.