by Alan Pyke Jul 18, 2015
Russia is set to host the 2018 World Cup. But its response to rampant fan racism in its top flight soccer league leaves much to be desired.
by Travis Waldron Jun 2, 2015
FIFA president Sepp Blatter will resign after a week of corruption allegations. But FIFA faces challenges and questions about its ability to reform itself.
by Travis Waldron May 26, 2015
A new governmental plan would send prison laborers to factories to supply goods for Russia's World Cup projects.
by Scott Keyes May 19, 2015
What is it like when a top European team from eastern Ukraine is displaced by war?
by Justin Salhani May 13, 2015
With foreign fighters already serving on both sides of the conflict, the latest bill is seen by experts as an attempt to legitimize their presence and potentially reign them in.
by Emily Atkin Apr 1, 2015
Russia's contribution to the international climate agreement was, admittedly, a little strange.
by Beenish Ahmed Mar 11, 2015
Should “the man Vladimir Putin fears most" be afraid?
by Zack Ford Mar 6, 2015
The third season of House of Cards not only portrays Russia's ban on "gay propaganda" accurately, but provides a reminder that it hasn't gone away.
by Beenish Ahmed Mar 5, 2015
"We are already seeing the creation of a Stalinist-type state -- enormous power is concentrated in the hands of one man," Viktor Shmyrov said.
by Beenish Ahmed Mar 1, 2015
"The fact that they killed him is a message to frighten everyone, the brave and the not brave," Ilya Yashin, a member of Boris Nemtsov's Solidarity Party said.