Courage Trumps Fear

Blog Post | October 29, 2012 | Galina Angarova
Aleksey Gribkov did not back down when Russia’s state security agencies harassed him and his organization to drop a lawsuit that ended up becoming a landmark legal victory for Russia’s environmental...

Taking the Temperature of U.S.-Russia Relations

Blog Post | October 29, 2012 | Evan Sparling
You’ve heard the news: Non-governmental organizations in Russia that receive funding from abroad must now register as “foreign agents.” An American presidential candidate considers Russia to be America’s “number one geopolitical...

Tweeting Shuts Down Polluter

Blog Post | October 1, 2012 | Domenique Zuber
Mao Ge Uses the Power of Social Media to Fight Water Pollution in China. Mao Ge was walking along the Xiangtan River near his home of Xiangtan, Hunan Province, when he...

Siberian Tiger Family Killed in Primorye, Russia

Blog Post | September 28, 2012 | Domenique Zuber
Eight Siberian tiger skins, including those of little tiger cubs, were recently seized from a resident of Arseniev town in Primorye in the Russian Far East. The culprit is well-known to...