Susan Armitage

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Migrants Flock To Russia, But Receive A Cool Welcome

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Russia's immigration issues would be familiar to Americans: Millions of impoverished migrants have come and found low-wage jobs. Some are in Russia illegally and are exploited by their employers. And a growing number of Russians fear this influx of migrants, many of whom are Muslim, is changing the face of ...


Cyclists Take Nighttime Ride Through Moscow's History

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Moscow is a city steeped in history — and clogged with traffic. It's among the world's most congested centers, renowned for erratic drivers and dangerous roads.

In an effort to appreciate the history and avoid the gridlock, cyclists have been getting together since 2007 for an annual late-night tour to ...


When It Comes To Extraditions, Russia Often Cooperates

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Russia so far has refused to extradite former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, portraying this as a principled stand to protect a whistle-blower.

But while the United States and Russia don't see eye to eye over extradition issues (the two countries don't have an extradition treaty), Moscow often ...


Russia Keeps Up Prosecutions Of Critics, Living And Dead

Sunday, July 14, 2013

A Russian court's conviction of a dead man, Sergei Magnitsky, made headlines this past week because the case was so bizarre.

But Kremlin critics say it's just one in a string of recent prosecutions in which President Vladimir Putin's government is using the courts to silence whistle-blowers ...


Banned From Marching, Russians Celebrate Gay Pride Online

Sunday, June 30, 2013

San Francisco, New York and other cities across the country and the globe are hosting gay pride festivals this weekend, capping off a week of legal decisions cheered by advocates for gay rights.

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, which defined ...