Latest from Amie Ferris-Rotman

Her husband chopped off her hands. Now, she’s on Russian TV and speaking out about domestic violence.

Russia could finally be moving toward a law combating abuse against women.
  • Dec 6, 2019

In breakaway Abkhazia, a loophole for North Korean workers amid beaches and Soviet relics

U.N. sanctions say all North Korean guest workers must be sent home. Russia has shipped some to a Black Sea enclave.
  • Oct 13, 2019

Abortions, IUDs and sexual humiliation: Muslim women who fled China for Kazakhstan recount ordeals 

The Kazakh women’s stories reveal a wider pattern of abuse aimed at China’s Muslim minority, including Uighurs and others, advocates say.
  • Oct 5, 2019

Giuliani cancels paid appearance next week at Kremlin-backed conference

After The Washington Post reported on his scheduled attendance, President Trump’s personal attorney backed out of event, which Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to attend.
  • Sep 27, 2019

Russia, India agree to more military cooperation 

This is the second time in a week when Moscow has offered military cooperation with a regional power.
  • Sep 4, 2019

Russia and Turkey mull fighter jet cooperation in further challenge to U.S. and NATO allies

Attending a Moscow aviation show, Putin and Turkey’s Erdogan showed their deepening bonds.
  • Aug 28, 2019

Russian women find a punchline in the age of Me Too

Russia is experiencing a surge of female stand-up comedians as women’s rights move into the spotlight.
  • Aug 11, 2019

This Afghan ambassador in Moscow mixes diplomacy and Dostoevsky

Afghanistan’s top diplomat in Moscow is translating Russian literary classics into Pashto for the first time. 
  • Jul 19, 2019

International school in Moscow under pressure amid visa denials for 30 U.S. teachers 

The spat involving the Anglo-American School may be part of a wider diplomatic dispute with Washington.
  • Jul 17, 2019

Photographer Igor Tereshkov incorporates oil from a spill in his images of the damaged Siberian environment

Tereshkov used oil he collected at a Siberian spill site in the development process of his film.
  • Jul 17, 2019