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Political, ethnic, and cultural tensions have taken center stage this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.

It’s long been clear who will win Russia’s presidential election. But the campaign is laying bare the flaws within the system Vladimir Putin has …

Relations between the West and Russia are at their lowest point in more than thirty years. Change will only come with new leadership in the Kremlin.

The 1967 Harmel Report is as relevant as ever for NATO’s strategic thinking.

The Russian hashtag #protivvsekh, or “against everyone,” is Ksenia Sobchak’s presidential campaign slogan. But it seems everyone is against the controversial reality TV diva, …

The Russian government is taking new steps to monitor citizens online.

How RT, Sputnik & Co. portray Germany and Europe.

What lies behind the US-German spat over new Russian sanctions affecting the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project?

Former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin has proposed a radical overhaul of Russia’s economy. Chances of implementation are slim.

What the results of a recent poll tell about re-Stalinization in post-Soviet Russia.

The Russian government is using “reconciliation” to avoid real discussion of the past.

Why some in Germany and Europe are stuck in geopolitics of the past.

The West should be careful not to make Vladimir Putin’s Russia stronger than it is.

Russia’s hacking attacks – like the one on France on Saturday – are nothing new. The Kremlin has been using the very same tactics on the Russian opposition for years.

Building resilience is the best way to counter Russian attempts to undermine Western democracy.

Russia has gotten the upper hand in the Eurovision propaganda war.