Russia


Who is Alexei Navalny?

Alexei Navalny is an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin and one of the most well-known Russian opposition leaders. He first made international headlines when he was poisoned with a…




Sochi 2014 Olympics – Top 5 Things to Know

February 7th marked the beginning of the Winter Olympics, which are taking place in Sochi, Russia. The addition of new events, an extravagant opening ceremony and even reports of  dirty…


Chaos in Ukraine

Through thick and thin, Ukraine has been fairly quiet until recently, when its people poured into the streets to riot against newly passed legislation. For many years, Ukraine has been…