September 29, 2012
According to many experts, it is not yet clear what the closure of USAID in Russia means for Obama’s efforts to “reset” in Russia-U.S. relations
July 2, 2012
Gay rights campaigners still face significant social and political obstacles in their quest for recognition and equality.
May 28, 2012
Russians are in favour of strong democratic institutions, reports a US survey, but given the state of the world economy they’d rather be China than Greece
May 14, 2012
Thousands of people responded to a call by Russian writer Boris Akunin to march in central Moscow to support those detained during the recent rallies
May 3, 2012
Russia’s civil society has made a dramatic leap forward over the past three years. The question is, whether Vladimir Putin is going to maintain the current level of independence during his presidency?
April 19, 2012
Civil society should take part in all reforms undertaken in Russia, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin stated in his residence near Moscow at a meeting on implementing his “Democracy and the Quality of the State” article.
February 17, 2012
Young people looking for a way to get involved in creating a fair electoral system in Russia are finding their way thanks to online activism.
February 7, 2012
In his fourth political article Prime Minister Vladimir Putin took on the topic that has drawn the lion’s share of recent criticism leveled at his administration: “Democracy and the Quality of Government.”
February 2, 2012
Will Muscovites take to the streets for the next scheduled protest on Feb. 4? Russia&India Reports’ Dmitry Zaika tried to find out.
January 27, 2012
Mass protest rallies in the wake of the parliamentary elections changed the political situation in Russia but not enough to prevent Vladimir Putin from becoming president for a third time.
January 18, 2012
What is happening in Russian society today? What Russia can learn from international and its own experience? And what are the prospects of the ‘colour scenario’ during Russia’s presidential election.
January 17, 2012
Andrei Nikitin, general director of the Agency of Strategic Initiatives, a group created by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to address concerns of business owners, told RIR why people feel dissatisfied with politics and business.
December 21, 2011
Ordinary Russians understand why civil servants do not want to disclose tax declarations.
December 19, 2011
Aram Devi, a resident of New Delhi, came to Moscow a year ago. Here is the story of enterprise, cross-cultural encounter and finding a home in another country while being true to one’s roots, in Aram Devi’s own words….
December 10, 2011
The protest in central Moscow began about 1 p.m. with between 15,000 and 20,00 people gathering on Bolotnaya Square
November 30, 2011
As Russia experiments with democratic transformation, it can draw upon the experience of India and the industrially developed nations in harnessing the middle class as an agent of change and national renewal, says Andrei Volodin
November 23, 2011
How different are teachers in India and in Russia? We are continuing our series of “Double Portraits” to investigate...
October 7, 2011
Experts and activists alike see elite infighting, rather than grassroots pressure, behind a wave of "migalki" checks in Moscow.
September 29, 2011
The recent events in the Arab East seem to confirm the ideas suggested by a Russian philosopher Yury Krasin about polyvariant civil society and democracy in the modern world.
August 24, 2011
Although people around the world suffer from age discrimination, the problem is especially acute in Russia where corporate culture does not value innovation or experience.